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Snailfish use syringe-like ovipositors to deposit their eggs.The Largest Cells on Earth - Issue 99: Universality|Rebecca R. Helm|May 5, 2021|Nautilus
Usually about an hour later, she will search for a tender tree branch, slice into it with her swordlike ovipositor, and lay eggs in the space.What is Brood X? When do cicadas come out in 2021? Answering your buggiest questions.|Bonnie Berkowitz, Artur Galocha|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
On the former supposition, the ovipositor must be remarkably long and flexile to enable the animal to place the eggs on its back.
A tubular ovipositor, consisting of several pieces often retractile within each other, like the tubes of a telescope.
Two lateral lamin, often coriaceous, by which the ovipositor when unemployed is covered.
They all have membranous wings, and all the females have either a saw, an ovipositor or a sting at the tip of the abdomen.Book of Monsters|David Fairchild and Marian Hubbard (Bell) Fairchild
Many of these have the ovipositor greatly lengthened, and projecting like a very slender needle from the extremity of the abdomen.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series|Philip Henry Gosse