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pupate

[′pyü‚pāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
To develop into a pupa.
To pass through a pupal stage.
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More than 80% of surviving larvae pupated in the first 2 wk of this temperature treatment.
macellaria and be colonized with new eggs, from which arose the larvae that pupated in empty puparia.
Even though the beetle can fly, it tends not to leave the tree upon which it pupated until competition with other beetles for food on the tree becomes too intense, Ms.
The caterpillar (Figure 3) eventually pupated on 28 July 2005, spinning up a rather flimsy white silken cocoon amongst leaves but which was also fastened to the glass walls of the breeding tank (Figure
After a slow, creepy crawl through the first hour the series pupated into regulation bad sci-fi.
I know that if I was a freshly pupated wasp, one whose cuticle hadn't yet hardened, I would be very worried about getting out of the colony before becoming ant chow," he says.
By 20 days, only 3 percent had survived and pupated - compared to 100 percent of the virus-free worms.