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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.
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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]
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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.
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pu·pa

, pl. pupae (pyū'pă, -pē)
The stage of insect metamorphosis following the larva and preceding the imago.
[L. pupa, doll]
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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.
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Genomic DNA of individual pupa was extracted from ground frozen tissue using the DNeasy Blood and Tissue Kit (Qiagen, Courtaboeuf, France) following the manufacturer's recommendation.
Aleurothrixus myrtacei, a) pupa en el enves de la hoja, b) pupa en portaobjetos, c) seta marginal, d) parte izquierda anterior de la pupa con el margen y las setas.
Se obtuvieron los resultados en base humeda y en base seca para larvas y pupas. La determinacion de humedad se realizo por secado en estufa a 50[grados]C durante 72 horas y el contenido de materia seca fue calculado por diferencia a partir de la humedad siguiendo la metodologia 934,5 (Helrich 1990).
A redundo na eclosao de larvas e a redundo na emergencia de adultos foram corrigidas em funnao da testemunha pela formula de SchneiderOrelli (PUNTENER, 1981), e o efeito total de cada agrotoxico para pupas foi calculado por meio da formula proposta por VOGT (1992): E = 100% --(100%--R.E.A%) x R1 x R2, em que: E = efeito total (%); R.E.A .% = redundo na emergencia de adultos; R1 = razdo entre a media diaria de ovos ovipositados por femea tratada e ndo tratada e R2 = razdo entre a viabilidade media de ovos ovipositados por femea tratada e ndo tratada.
Para o desenvolvimento da tecnica de manutencao das pre-pupas e pupas da praga, inicialmente, foram testadas as viabilidades dessas fases em tres diferentes tipos de solo: arenoso, arenoargiloso e argiloso, com dois niveis de hidratacao (saturado e umido).
En el bioensayo estandar se tomaron larvas y pupas procedentes de la quinta generacion de crianza.
Durante este periodo se censaron 13 105 huevos, 7 978 larvas y 1 476 pupas con un promedio de 13.2 huevos, 8 larvas y 1.5 pupas por recipiente (Fig.