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Capped brood

What is Capped brood?

  1. Pupae whose cells have been sealed with a porous cover by mature bees to isolate them during their nonfeeding pupal period; also called sealed brood.
  2. Cells on the comb containing bee larvae that is fully enclosed by a wax capping.
  3. The larvae cells that have been capped with a wax cover, enabling the larvae to spin cocoons and turn into pupae.

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