cyclopoid larva
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The larva of proctotrupoid Hymenoptera with a hypermetamorphosis, characterized by a swollen cephalothorax, large sickle-like mandibles and a pair of bifurcate processes of various forms.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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