The sanguineae begin by removing the pupae, taking indifferently those of both species.
These are the chrysalids or pupae of the insect and later from them will come the millers.
This grub feeds on the inside of the square or boll and passes into the pupae stage in from six to twelve days.
Though they are not quite so numerous, there are also plenty of pupae.
How is the parasite's inroad into the flesh fly's pupae effected?
Larvae are very scarce; pupae abound, as do perfect insects.
There is only one brood each year in Connecticut, though two occur in the southern states, and the pupae winter in the ground.
Caterpillars and pupae are also commonly dimorphic, green and brown.
These last issuing from the ground fly to the Pistachio, and on it deposit their pupae.
My digging operations, in fact, always reveal the pupae outside the cells, never inside.
Plural pupae (py'pē)
An insect in the nonfeeding stage of development between the larva and adult, during which it typically undergoes a complete transformation within a protective cocoon or hardened case. Only certain kinds of insects, such as moths, butterflies, ants, and beetles, develop as larvae and pupae. Compare imago, larva, nymph.