A situation where one insignificant entity enslaves or rules another

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  • dulotic — adjective adjective form of dulosis …   Wiktionary

  • dulotic — du·lot·ic …   English syllables

  • dulotic — adjective see dulosis * * * dulotˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑dulia …   Useful english dictionary

  • dulosis — dulotic /dooh lot ik, dyooh /, adj. /dooh loh sis, dyooh /, n. the enslavement of an ant colony or its members by ants of a different species. [1900 05; < Gk doúlosis enslavement, equiv. to doulo , var. s. of douloún to enslave (deriv. of doûlos… …   Universalium

  • Formica rufibarbis — Taxobox name = Formica rufibarbis regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Formicidae genus = Formica species = F. rufibarbis binomial = Formica rufibarbis binomial authority = Fabricius, 1793 Formica… …   Wikipedia

  • Emery's rule — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The dulotic ants and the parasitic ants, both temporary and permanent, that generally originate from closely related forms that serve them as hosts …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dulosis — noun process by which parasitic ants steal pupae from the nests of other ants and raise them as slaves that forage food for the enslaving species. See Also: dulotic, helotism …   Wiktionary

  • Myrmoxenus — ? Myrmoxenus …   Википедия

  • Myrmoxenus ravouxi — ? Myrmoxenus ravouxi …   Википедия

  • Myrmoxenus gordiagini — ? Myrmoxenus gordiagini Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие Класс: Насекомые …   Википедия

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