Pupa

An inactive stage in the life cycle of some insects with complete metamorphosis; a non-feeding and usually inactive stage, pl. pupae.

Pupa

[gastropod] Pupa is a genus of small sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Acteonidae. The genus is named Pupa because the shell of these snails resemble an insect pupa in overall shape. The animal has a large headshield with a deep median slit, separating it into two posteriorly projecting lobes. According to the World Regist...
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pupa

Latin, meaning: doll / little girl.
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Pupa

a stage in complete metamorphosis when an insect transforms from the larval to adult stage of development.
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pupa

In metamorphozing insects, a stage between the larva and adult during which the organism undergoes major developmental changes.
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pupa

[n] - an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult
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Pupa

The third stage in a butterflies life.
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Pupa

Pu'pa noun ; plural Latin Pup... , English Pupas . [ Latin pupa girl. doll, puppet, fem. of pupus . Confer Puppet .] 1. (Zoology) Any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage. �...
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pupa

Origin: L. Pupa girl. Doll, puppet, fem. Of pupus. Cf. Puppet. ... 1. <zoology> Any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage. ... Among insects belonging to the higher orders, as the Hymenoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, the pupa is inactive and takes no food; in the lower orders it ...
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pupa

noun an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult
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pupa

(pu´pә) the second stage in the development of an insect, between the larva and the imago. adj., pu´pal., adj.
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Pupa

• (n.) A genus of air-breathing land snails having an elongated spiral shell. • (n.) Any insect in that stage of its metamorphosis which usually immediately precedes the adult, or imago, stage.
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pupa

life stage in the development of insects exhibiting complete metamorphosis that occurs between the larval and adult stages (imago). During pupation, ... [8 related articles]
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pupa

pupa 1. An insect at the stage between a larva and an adult in complete metamorphosis, during which the insect is in a cocoon or case, stops feeding, and undergoes internal changes. 2. Among insects belonging to the higher orders; such as, the hymenoptera ( order of insects, including the bees, ants, sawflies, etc.), diptera (insects with two pair...
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Pupa

the third stage in the development of the honey bee, during which the organs of the larva are replaced by those that will be used by an adult.
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PUPA

A developmental stage in the lifecycle of insects, generally a dormant stage, taking place in a cocoon in some cases.
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pupa

pupa (pyOO'pu) , name for the third stage in the life of an insect that undergoes complete metamorphosis, i.e., develops from the egg through the larva and the pupa stages to the adult. A complete metamorphosis is characteristic of members of the orders Coleoptera (beetles), Diptera (flies, mosq...
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pupa

Type: Term Pronunciation: pyū′pă, -pē Definitions: 1. The stage of insect metamorphosis following the larva and preceding the imago.
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pupa

Nonfeeding, largely immobile stage of some insect life cycles, in which larval tissues are broken down, and adult tissues and structures are formed. In many insects, the pupa is exarate, with the appendages (legs, antennae, wings) visible outside the pupal case; in butterflies and moths, it is called a chrysalis, and is obtect, with the appenda...
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Pupa

a stage bewteen larva and adult; a resting stage, no feeding takes place; pl. pupae
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Pupa

the third stage in the development of the honey bee, during which the organs of the larva are replaced by those that will be used by an adult.
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Pupa

Stage in life of developing bee after larval stage, and before maturity.
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Pupa

A pupa (Latin pupa for doll, pl: pupae or pupas) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation. The pupal stage is found only in holometabolous insects, those that undergo a complete metamorphosis, going through four life stages: embryo, larva, pupa and imago. (For a list of such insects see Holometabolism). The pupae of different gr...
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Pupa

The resting form before emerging as an adult
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pupa

the life stage of a holometabolous insect that follows the larval stage and within which metamorphosis occurs.
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