Pseudopupa
Pseudopupa Pseu`do*pu"pa, n.; pl. L. {Pseudopup[ae]}, E. {Pseudopupas}. [NL. See {Pseudo-}, and {Pupa}.] (Zo["o]l.) A stage intermediate between the larva and pupa of bees and certain other hymenopterous insects. [1913 Webster]

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  • pseudopupa — n. [Gr. pseudos, false; L. pupa, puppet] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Coleoptera and Meloidae, a larva in a quiescent pupa like condition preceding one or more larval instars before the true pupal stage; a coarctate larva; a semipupa …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudopupa — pseu·do·pupa …   English syllables

  • pseudopupa — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pseudopupae — Pseudopupa Pseu do*pu pa, n.; pl. L. {Pseudopup[ae]}, E. {Pseudopupas}. [NL. See {Pseudo }, and {Pupa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A stage intermediate between the larva and pupa of bees and certain other hymenopterous insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pseudopupas — Pseudopupa Pseu do*pu pa, n.; pl. L. {Pseudopup[ae]}, E. {Pseudopupas}. [NL. See {Pseudo }, and {Pupa}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A stage intermediate between the larva and pupa of bees and certain other hymenopterous insects. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coarctate larva — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. A larva similar to the dipteran puparium in which the skin of the preceding instar is not completely shed, being attached to the caudal end of the body. 2. The sixth instar of a meloid larva with the fifth exuvium… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudopupal — adjective see pseudopupa …   Useful english dictionary

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