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  • If the germcells are differentiated, the offspring arises by syngamy or sexual union of the ordinary type between an ovum and spermatozoon, so-called fertilization of the ovum, or by parthenogenesis, i.e.
  • The offspring of the virgin females are in most of these instances females; but among the bees and wasps parthenogenesis occurs normally and always results in the development of males, the " queen " insect laying either a fertilized or unfertilized egg at will.
  • Parthenogenesis and Paedogenesis.
  • Parthenogenesis is of normal occurrence in the life-cycle of many Hymenoptera.
  • He supports parthenogenesis in some plants.

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