Keywords:  larva, pupal, pupa, larval, adult
A developmental process in the life cycle in which there is a distinctive pupal stage that precedes the adult stage.
the development of an insect through 4 morphologically different life states: egg, larva, pupa, and adult
the pattern of growth and change seen in the higher insects. It is characterized by the appearance of four distinct life stages: the egg, larva, pupa, and adult.