Glossary terms beginning with Q
- a cell in the wing of a damselfly.
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- the reproductive female within a colony of social insects.
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- Queen cell
- the cell in which a queen honey bee is raised.
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- Queen excluder
- a device used by bee keepers to prevent the queen bee gaining access to a specific area of the hive.
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- Queen substance
- a pheromone produced by queens and used to maintain social insect colony structure.
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- a behaviour exhibited by ticks that increase the chances of them coming in to contact with a suitable host.
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