Definition of Pupation

1. n. the act of becoming a pupa.



Definition of Pupation

1. Noun. The act or process of pupating. ¹

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Definition of Pupation

1. the act of pupating [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pupation

pup
pup tent
pupa
pupadom
pupae
pupal
pupaphobia
puparia
puparial
puparium
pupas
pupate
pupated
pupates
pupating
pupation (current term)
pupations
pupelo
pupet regime
pupfish
pupfishes
pupigerous
pupil
pupilage
pupilages
pupilar
pupilary
pupiless
pupilesses
pupillage

Literary usage of Pupation

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1. The Review of Applied Entomology by Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Imperial Bureau of Entomology (1916)
"pupation under natural conditions takes place in the ground or under or among ... pupation occurs outside the body of the host. The duration of the pupal ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1880)
"PHILOSOPHY OF THE pupation OF BUTTERFLIES AND PARTICULARLY OF THE ... illustrating the method of pupation formerly accepted: a, suspended larva; 5, ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1880)
"PHILOSOPHY OF THE pupation OF BUTTERFLIES AND PARTICULARLY OF THE NYMPHALID^E. By ... Ideal figures of Danais archippus, illustrating the method of pupation ..."

4. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1887)
"pupation OF Cossus.—With reference to Mr.WO Hammond's remarks last month (Entom. 231), with respect to the pupation of Cossus ..."

5. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"In none of these has the quiescent resting-period, preceding pupation, ... fro and stretching downwards, the larval skin splits and pupation takes place. ..."

6. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1864)
"... and there remains till the spring, when it assumes the pupal-state. Tarrington, Herefordshire : October, 1878. Autumnal pupation of Abraxas ..."

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