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Pupa (pl. pupae)

What is Pupa (pl. pupae)?

  1. The third stage in the development of the honey bee, during which it changes (pupates) from a larva to an adult bee.
  2. The third and final stage in the immature honey bee’s metamorphosis before it emerges from the cell as a mature honey bee.
  3. The final stage in a brood bee’s metamorphosis.


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