pupate


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pupate

[′pyü‚pāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
To develop into a pupa.
To pass through a pupal stage.
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macellaria larva to reach stage III is estimated to be two days (under the previously described conditions); at this time, the larva entered into an empty puparium left behind by the previous generation in order to pupate (Byrd & Butler, 1996).
When full, the maggots instinctively squirm away from the carcass and bury themselves in the ground to pupate, or become a pupa.
These wee larvae crawl away into dark corners deep in your carpet where they pupate and spin a cocoon.
However, mature larvae of some hydroporine species of comparable size that breed in temporary habitats leave the water to pupate about 30 days after adults ovipost [13].
We know the signal is produced in a 72-hour period, just before the brood cells of the honeybee larvae are sealed and the larvae begin to pupate,' Anderson says.
This caterpillar is specific to the host, and it is likely they will re-appear next year, as they will pupate, hatch and lay eggs next June.
Kate said: "We chose a species of fly that doesn't burrow into the flesh or pupate whilst in the dressing.
After two years, they pupate, then emerge (usually in late June and early July in Southern California).
By early summer, when the moths stopped eating and began to pupate, most fruit and shade trees in a 360-square-mile are had been defoliated.
They hatch two to three weeks later than eastern tent caterpillars and feed much longer, usually until the end of June or early July, before they pupate.
Their hatched larvae eat those leaves and burrow into the ground below, where they pupate.