This is also the case in the aculeate Hymenoptera when the reproductive organs have been 735 destroyed by the parasite Stylops.
The aculeate wasps of New Caledonia, with natural history notes.
May be regarded as an aculeate variety of Archidiscus polythalamus.
This has been found to be the case in insects so widely different as Orthoptera and aculeate Hymenoptera.
aculeate a·cu·le·ate (ə-kyōō'lē-ĭt, -āt')
Covered with sharp spines; pointed.