Sentence Examples


  • For safety during hibernation and moulting, book-scorpions spin a small spherical cocoon.
  • The growth of an insect is usually rapid, and as the cuticle does not share therein, it is from time to time cast off by moulting or ecdysis.
  • The young males at first resemble the females, and it is only after the fourth moulting, according to A.
  • As these moulting periods approach, the worms lose their appetite and cease eating, and at each period of change they are left undisturbed and free from noise.
  • It also uses the burrow as a safe retreat during moulting and guards its cocoon and young in its depths.

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