pupa coarctata

noun
pupa co·​arc·​ta·​ta | \ -ˌkōˌärkˈtātə \
plural pupae coarctatae\ -​tˌē \

Definition of pupa coarctata

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

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History and Etymology for pupa coarctata

New Latin, literally, coarctate pupa

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“Pupa coarctata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pupa%20coarctata. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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