Puparium

Definitions

  • Ox Warble-fly (Hypoderma bovis) with egg, larva, and puparium
    Ox Warble-fly (Hypoderma bovis) with egg, larva, and puparium
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Puparium a pupa included within the last larval skin
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. pupa, a girl, a doll, fem. of pupus, a boy, a child; cf. puer, a boy.

Usage

In literature:

Puparium -ia: in Diptera, the thickened larval skin within which the pupa is formed.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The very day it is hatched, it sheds its skin and changes to an oval puparium of a dark brown color.
"Our Common Insects" by Alpheus Spring Packard
Cuticle of pupa or puparium splitting longitudinally down the back, to allow escape of imago.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
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