apodous larvae

apodous larvae
Larvae without legs and with reduced head, that require maternal deposition in or on a food source.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • apodous — adjective apodal Weevil larvae are apodous; in contrast, most scarab larvae bear six hooklike legs …   Wiktionary

  • apodal —   a. lacking feet or obvious hind limbs.    ♦ apodan, n. & a. apodous, a. (of insect larvae.) …   Dictionary of difficult words

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