The larva of an insect, especially of a beetle; -- called also grubworm. See Illust. of Goldsmith beetle, under Goldsmith.
A short, thick man; a dwarf.
An insect larva; a term loosely applied, usually to larvae of Coleoptera; larva is thick-bodied with well-developed thoracic legs but no abdominal prolegs. Fin. Swe. HETEROECIOUS - Requiring two taxonomically different hosts to be able to complete the entire life cycle, as in the rust fungi. Fin. Swe.
The larvae of a beetle.
General term for larvae of Coleoptera. They tend to be thick bodied, with a well developed head and thoracic legs, without abdominal prolegs, usually sluggish in behaviour.
a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
a C shaped larvae form of a Japanese beetle, June bettle and chafer
Legless insect larvae.
typically a sluggish, C-shaped beetle larva of the family Scarabaeidae having 3 pairs of forelegs and a fat, whitish body; also, used loosely to refer to many soil inhabiting larvae of Coleoptera and Hymenoptera
A soft, thick-bodied, C-shaped beetle larva.
Thick-bodied, usually sluggish, larva.
An insect larva, typically of Coleoptera, the Beetles. These larva tend to be sluggish in behaviour, thick-bodied with well-developed head and thoracic legs but no abdominal prolegs.
The worm-like larvae of an insect
A heavy-bodied, immature insect, usually slow-moving, with legs on its thorax but no prolegs on its abdomen, and usually with a distinct head.