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pupa

 [pu´pah] (L.)
the second stage in the development of an insect, between the larva and the imago. adj., adj pu´pal.

pu·pa

, pl.

pu·pae

(pyū'pă, -pē),
The stage of insect metamorphosis following the larva and preceding the imago.
See also: complete metamorphosis.
[L. pupa, doll]

pupa

/pu·pa/ (pu´pah) [L.] the second stage in the development of an insect, between the larva and the imago.pu´pal

pupa

(pyo͞o′pə)
n. pl. pu·pae (-pē) or pu·pas
An insect in the nonfeeding stage between the larva and adult, during which it typically undergoes complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case. Only insects that undergo complete metamorphosis have pupal stages.

pu′pal adj.

pupa

[pyo̅o̅′pə]
Etymology: L, doll
a stage between the larval and adult stages in the life cycle of many insects, including flies, butterflies, and beetles. It has the basic external features of the adult form but without expanded wings.

pu·pa

, pl. pupae (pyū'pă, -pē)
The stage of insect metamorphosis following the larva and preceding the imago.
[L. pupa, doll]

pupa

a stage found in ENDOPTERYGOTES that occurs as an apparently inactive phase between the larva and adult insect. Whilst locomotion and feeding are absent, extensive developments take place in the formation of adult structures within the pupa. In LEPIDOPTERANS the pupa is also referred to as a CHRYSALIS.

pupa

pl. pupae [L.] the second stage in the development of an insect, between the larva and the imago. Usually an inactive stage such as a coccoon.
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Ademas, en dicha tabla se observa que los resultados de la composicion proximal para la pupa son similares a los porcentajes reportados por Wijayasinghe y Rajaguru (1977) extracto etereo (19,47), proteina cruda (66,30), fibra cruda (3,10), cenizas (4,5) y humedad (8,5).
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Figure shows that as the percentage of silkworm pupa oil in the blend increases, the SFC increases.
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externa vai ao encontro de varios trabalhos encontrados na literatura, que reportam a tolerancia do estagio de pupa de crisopideos a agrotoxicos.
Apos os dois meses da inoculacao, constatou-se que, do total de insetos obtidos dos frascos com a argila saturada, 88,5% deles encontravam-se na fase de pre-pupa e 11,5% de pupa, enquanto, na areia saturada, 100% eram pre-pupas.
The purpose of this paper is to fully describe the pupa of P.
bradleyi King 1939: 468 (hembra, macho, pupa, larva); Vargas 1940a: 202 (claves hembra), 1940b: 66 (claves larva); Vargas 1941c: 112 (claves huevo).
After 14 to 18 days inside the cocoon, the pupa is ready to emerge as an adult moth.