On average, an adult spider molts once a year whilst younger spiders may molts once a year whilst younger spiders may molt more regularly due to their bodies growing faster.
The nymphs undergo five molts, becoming successively larger after each molt.
During successive annual molts, the epidermis peels off with the old hair to reveal the bright new pelage underneath.
moulte a crab, it went through several molts in its lifetime.
moultause of the large number of larval molts, when cast larval skins are seen they tend to exaggerate the extent of the infestation.
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