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What is an ovipositor kink?
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Also asked, what does oviposition mean?
verb (used without object) to deposit or lay eggs, especially by means of an ovipositor.
Likewise, what is a ovipositor used for? The ovipositor is a tube-like organ used by some animals for the laying of eggs. In insects, an ovipositor consists of a maximum of three pairs of appendages.
Also question is, how does an ovipositor work?
Ovipositor. The ovipositor is a tubular structure that is used for laying eggs. The ovipositor is attached to the abdomen of insects and the eggs pass down the tube. The species of bees, ants and wasps that sting (remember that not all bees, ants and wasps sting) do so using a modified ovipositor.
Do male insects have Ovipositors?
Most insects reproduce oviparously, i.e. by laying eggs. The eggs are produced by the female in a pair of ovaries. Sperm, produced by the male in one testis or more commonly two, is transmitted to the female during mating by means of external genitalia. The sperm is stored within the female in one or more spermathecae.