hypopus


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hypopus

[′hī·pə·pəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
The resting larval stage of certain mites.
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The deutonymph or hypopus is a developmental instar of mites, and in H propus it is one of 5 juvenile stages including the prelarva, larva, protonymph, deutonymph, and tritonymph.