The stylops, being hatched while still in the body of the parent, is, therefore viviparous.
The early stages of this beetle have much affinity with those of the stylops.
The presence of a stylops causes derangement in the body of its host, and can be recognized by various external signs.
I have caught Andrenas with two stylops in them, flying about as usual and apparently none the worse for their inmates.
Seek now on the abdomen of various wild bees, such as Andrena, for that most eccentric of all our insects, the stylops Childreni.
By watching these places in the spring, you may perhaps have the good fortune to meet with a stylops.
When the perfect bee emerges in the following spring, it bears the full-grown stylops, protruding from the rings of its abdomen.