puparium


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puparium

the hard pupal case of the insect pupa.
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As a result, ovipositing into an immature host puparium (1 day old) in which the host pupa has not yet fully produced.
La especie de mosca blanca fue identificada como Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday, 1835) de acuerdo con las caracteristicas morfologicas y el puparium, mientras que los parasitoides (2[feminidad]) fueron identificados como Encarsia inaron (Walker, 1839).
Observations of the third instar larva and puparium of Chrysomya bezziana (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Proaspicera spent 23 days in the puparium (n=1) and Paracaratomus spent 22.
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).
Another caterpillar collected in the fifth instar produced a tachinid larva in the sixth instar which formed a puparium 3.
The fragmentary fossil isn't part of an adult fly but a portion of a puparium, the shell that hardens from a larva's skin and protects
Eventually, the wasp chews its way out of the dead host's puparium and flies away as an adult.
Holometabolous insects such as Drosophila are exemplary: the effectively aquatic larva is separated from the winged adult by a discrete transitional stage in puparium.
was used to adhere the ventral surface of the puparium to a petri dish; after the glue hardened, microforceps were used to dissect the puparium away from the pupa.
Puparia were measured for total length (tip of distal anterior appendage to tip of distal posterior appendage) and for length of the "eclosion cap" (a large elliptical "hatch" toward the anterior end of the puparium, through which the adult fly emerges).
The mature fourth instar wasp larva almost completely fills the puparium, and can be seen when the surface of the puparium is wetted with ethanol.