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pupate

[′pyü‚pāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
To develop into a pupa.
To pass through a pupal stage.
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Smithers (2017) states that the caterpillars leave their food plant to pupate, while Field (2013: 202) says 'Larvae pupate out of the shelter on the food plant or on a nearby object...'.
virginalis caterpillars feed gregariously, prepupating caterpillars leave host plants and pupate singly on nonfood plants (Grof-Tisza et al, 2015).
After the larval period, individuals pupate for a few weeks, metamorphosing into adult fireflies that typically live three to four weeks.
dubia individuals are (1) longer lived, (2) do not pupate, (3) are easier to rear in a laboratory setting, and (4) can be inoculated using plastic pipette tips instead of needles, reducing sharps hazards--an important feature for investigators working with undergraduate researchers.
At 35C 928 pupae emerged from 1003 larvae (Table II) and only 7.47% larvae did not pupate at 35C (Table III).
By late May or early June, the fat, fully-grown caterpillars fall to the ground, where they spin a cocoon and pupate for six months.
The adults are seen from May to July and the caterpillars from July to September, when they pupate.
They moved on to be compact crossovers and within the deep privacy of a design ethic began to pupate into even more butterfly fancies.
A Pea moths spend the winter as caterpillars in the soil and then pupate in spring.
If not removed, the larva will exit the skin in about 30 days, drop to the ground, pupate and become an adult fly.
Afterwards, they spin a cocoon and pupate before emerging as adult wasps, ready to start the cycle over.
But the situation changes as soon as the larvae pupate.