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  • n. A stage intermediate between the larva and pupa of bees and certain other hymenopterous insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stage intermediate between the larva and pupa of bees and certain other hymenopterous insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A false pupa: applied to the fifth stage, or coarctate pupa, of those insects which undergo hypermetamorphosis. Also called semipupa. See coarctate, and cut under Sitaris.

Etymologies

pseudo- +‎ pupa (Wiktionary)

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