Sentence Examples

  • The new instar - or temporary form - is often very different from the old one, and this is the essential fact of metamorphosis.
  • Among a few of the beetles or Coleoptera, and also in the neuropterous genus Mantispa, are found life-histories in which the earliest instar is campodeiform and the succeeding larval stages eruciform.
  • In the metabolic Hexapoda the resting pupal instar shows externally the wings and other characteristic imaginal organs which have been gradually elaborated beneath the larval cuticle.
  • Penultimate instar a flying sub-imago.
  • Young resembling parents, but penultimate instar passive and enclosed in a filmy pellicle.