- a laboratory for the study of live insects, their life histories, effects on plants, reaction to insecticides, etc.
Origin of insectary
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Insectary: a place or building where insects are bred and studied.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
The length of the egg stage was found to vary considerably even in the insectary, due no doubt largely to the weather conditions.