Examples of pupate in a Sentence
Unlike most butterflies, this species pupates underground.
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Overwintering larvae deep in the soil move toward the surface in spring to feed on roots, pupating in early summer.
Week 3 Big news this week: One caterpillar had attached himself by silk thread on the underside of a leaf to pupate.
One of them turns its caterpillar hosts into undead bodyguards that will defend pupating young wasps that just ate through its body.
Groups of the caterpillars begin to move down the trunk and look for a place to pupate in leaf litter or the ground.
In other cases, though, the caterpillar will have already itself begun pupating in its cocoon.
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biology : to become a pupa
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