The adult, oviparous females do not quit their galleries and hence do not serve to spread the disease.
oviparous: where reproduction is through eggs laid by the female.
In ovipositing the suspensors would leave the oviparous duct last.
Serpents are also scaly, and, excepting the viper, oviparous.
In one species, A. rhodostoma, the scales are smooth; and the female is oviparous and guards her eggs until they hatch.
The sexes are in different individuals, and most insects are oviparous.
Most of the Ophidian Reptiles are oviparous, but many are ovo-viviparous.
Though they are oviparous, yet they are viviparous also, hatching their young within their bellies, and then bringing them forth.
All are oviparous, and bury their eggs, which are hatched by the warmth of the sun.
The chorion is the proper covering of the ovum, and corresponds to the membrane lining the shell of an egg, in oviparous animals.
Producing eggs that hatch outside the body. Amphibians, birds, and most insects, fish, and reptiles are oviparous. Compare ovoviviparous, viviparous.