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  • Its condition thus recalls the pupal instar of the higher (Endopterygote) Hexapoda; and the Thysanoptera, though few in number, are seen to be of great interest to the student, exhibiting at once a transition between the biting and the suctorial mouth, and the passage from " incomplete " to " complete " metamorphosis.
  • There is an easy exit for the tiny first instar caterpillar to escape from the confines of its egg.
  • Once in the final instar, I was able to use the caterpillars guide by Jim Porter to identify them.
  • When they hatch the first instar of the larval stage is very small and makes tiny holes in the leaf.
  • The upper image is of an early instar - probably stage 2. The search for food causes the family group to disperse.

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