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pupate

[′pyü‚pāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
To develop into a pupa.
To pass through a pupal stage.
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Obviously, a single treatment designed only to kill adult fleas 'once and for air will not eliminate the flea problem completely; the eggs will soon hatch, the larvae will pupate, the adults will emerge from the cocoons--and you will still be scratching.
Later in the year it pupates before emerging as a female wasp.
Marigolds are also very good at attracting hoverflies and hoverfly larvae like to eat aphids, in fact your average hoverfly larvae will eat around 800 aphids before it pupates.
The knock-on effect is that the caterpillar pupates earlier and the butterfly emerges sooner.
The acrocerid larva then emerges from the spider, finishes feeding, fixes itself to the web and pupates (Schlinger 1987).