resting eggs

resting eggs
(ROTIFERA: Monogononta)
Fertilized mictic eggs of certain Ploima produced in response to environmental factors or vitamin E; thick shelled eggs resistant to drying and other adverse environmental conditions, that always develop into amictic females.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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