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pupate

(pyo͞o′pāt′)
intr.v. pu·pated, pu·pating, pu·pates
1. To become a pupa.
2. To go through a pupal stage.

pu·pa′tion n.

pupate

to proceed to the stage of pupa in an insect life cycle.
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Mean ([+ or -] SE) percentage of beet armyworm neonate larvae that successfully pupated after being fed cotton tissue.
Most of the resulting larvae had pupated after 2 weeks.
We introduced larvae to the ant colonies at the second or early third instar, observed the initial interaction to assure that the ants did not attack the larvae and replaced the host plant daily until the larvae pupated.
Most larvae (45 of 64) pupated under the paper that shaded the Petri dish harborages regardless of ant presence or identity, but the frequency of pupal location was non-random among the 3 ant treatments (Fisher's exact test P = 0.
Male larvae pupated at a significantly smaller mass than females but females tended to complete pupation faster.
Larvae that pupated after developing on TXKY90-13-8 were the largest and produced significantly heavier pupae than those that developed on Syn2.
All rearing cups were observed daily until the fate of larvae was recorded as having pupated or died from parasitism or unknown causes.