pupigerous

adjective
pu·​pig·​er·​ous | \ -j(ə)rəs \

Definition of pupigerous

: bearing or containing a pupa used of dipterous larvae that do not molt when the pupa is formed within them but retain the larval skin as a pupal covering

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History and Etymology for pupigerous

New Latin pupa + English -igerous

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“Pupigerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pupigerous. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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