cryptocephalic pupa
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, a pupal stage after the larval-pupal apolysis in which marked changes of form appear through evagination of the head without molting, then proceeds to a phanerocephalic pupa.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • phanerocephalic pupa — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the pupal stage between the cryptocephalic pupa and the pharate adult …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • larval-pupal apolysis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, the interim before the cryptocephalic pupa; see pupal adult apolysis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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