Nymphal sentence example

nymphal
  • After another moult the insect passes into the passive nymphal or " pupal " stage, during which it takes no food and rests in some safe hiding-place, such as the soil at the base of its food-plant or the hollow of a leaf-stalk.

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  • But examples are not wanting of a more or less complete resting habit during the latest nymphal instar.

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  • After a prolonged aquatic larval and nymphal life-history, the winged insect appears as a sub-imago, whence, after the casting of a delicate cuticle, the true imago emerges.

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  • Hagen not to be functional in the adult insect - they are merely survivals from the aquatic nymphal stage.

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  • Again, in Ornithodorus monbata, which is parasitic apparently only at night, the young does not hatch from the egg until it has attained the nymphal stage.

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