Viviparity means to give birth to live young rather than laying eggs. Most insects produce eggs but some, such as aphids, are viviparous and give birth to live young. The female aphids reproduce by means of parthenogenesis. In species where viviparity gives rise to larvae the species can be termed larviparous.
Aphids are viviparous and give birth to live young.
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