Pupae sentence example

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  • The general characteristics of the pupae in these two sections have already been described.

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  • Some pupae are thus more active than some nymphs; the essential character of a pupa is not therefore its passivity, but that it is the instar in which the wings first become evident externally.

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  • They overwinter as larvae in roots or as pupae in the soil, tho a few adults may survive the winter.

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  • The young are fed on invertebrates, particularly caterpillars, larvae and pupae of flies and beetles.

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  • Moths found in Quaker Oats packs Boxes of Quaker Oats are pulled from the shelves because of the presence of moth pupae and larvae.

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  • Larvae continue their development by encasing themselves in pupae, from which they eventually emerge as immature fleas.

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  • In the Orthorrhapha, in the pupae of which the appendages of the perfect insect are usually visible, the pupa-case generally splits in a straight line down the back near the cephalic end; in front of this longitudinal cleft there may be a small transverse one, the two together forming a T-shaped fissure.

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  • In the degree of mobility there is great diversity among pupae.

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  • He carefully studied also the history of the ant and was the first to show that what had been commonly reputed to be "ants' eggs" are really their pupae, containing the perfect insect nearly ready for emersion, whilst the true eggs are far smaller, and give origin to "maggots" or larvae.

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  • Some of them build cocoons within their galls, others descend to the ground or become pupae.

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  • These last issuing from the ground fly to the Pistachio, and on it deposit their pupae.

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  • These eggs hatch into larvae which then become pupae.

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  • Nor did they collect the pupae and they respected certain times for burning the savannah to minimize destruction of the pupae.

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  • Tiny parasitic wasps hatch from these cards and fly off to parasitise whitefly pupae.

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  • They complete their growth within the grain, transform to white pupae, and the adults cut their way out.

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  • Fielde show that an ant follows her own old track by a scent exercised by the tenth segment of the feeler, recognizes other inmates of her nest by a sense of smell resident in the eleventh segment, is guided to the eggs, maggots and pupae, which she has to tend, by sensation through the eighth and ninth segments, and appreciates the general smell of the nest itself by means of organs in the twelfth segment.

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  • The pupae in most of these pests are found in an earthen cocoon beneath the ground, or in some cases above ground (Lophyrus pini).

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  • In cases where the disease is odourless the larvae are attacked after the cells are sealed over, and just before they change to pupae, when they become slimy, sputum-like masses, difficult to remove from the cells.

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