Examples of pupate in a Sentence
Unlike most butterflies, this species pupates underground.
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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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