Fun Fact #48: In the human world twins or triplets (or more) are considered somewhat of a novelty (Sorry to any twins/triples/multiples – no offence indented!) but in other animals and plants it is a bit more regular. Some species are known to have a number of individual embryos developing from a single egg resulting in identical twins (or more!). This is known as polyembryony. The Nine Banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus) is an example which usually has four identical young however examples get more exotic than this.
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A proportion of species from the family Encyrtidae (parastic wasps) is a more exotic example. The Encyrtidae can produce many young, like some Copidosoma species which will produce up to two thousand individuals from one egg. Some have two different types of larvae, one that guards and dies soon after hatching and others which develop normally.
Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polyembryony and http://www.nhm.ac.uk/research-curation/research/projects/chalcidoids/encyrtidae.html
I originally starting searching about another insect species. Sigh, Insects are so understudied!
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i wish i had a twin :(
its so lonely being the only child...
Yeah, though being an only child has its own perks :)
i know. i get anything i want (spoiled).. haha.
Lol! I would say lucky you but I'm not sure if its a good thing :P Though I think I wouldn't like having to share my birthday with a twin.
ha ha yea. i just want to see what its like having an identical twin.