Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Applied to the pupae of those endopterygote insects in which the appendages adhere to the body by means of a secretion produced at the last larval moult. Obtect pupae are found in some Coleoptera, many Chalcidoidea, and in all nematoceran Diptera and higher Lepidoptera.


Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.