pupa coarctata

noun pupa co·arc·ta·ta \-ˌkōˌärkˈtātə\

Definition of pupa coarctata


pupae coarctatae

  1. :  a pupa in which the larval skin is retained as a pupal covering — compare coarctate

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Origin and Etymology of pupa coarctata

New Latin, literally, coarctate pupa

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