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(Science: zoology) Of or pertaining to a pupa, or the condition of a pupa.

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Strange green organ on Drosophila melanogaster

... the flies to chemical agents, so I'll see how they afect the flies or if they mutate in any form. Well, my question is about a green organ in the pupal form of the Ebony and White variety of Drosophila that appears when the fly is not pigmented yet. I've seen more than ten of them, and they seem ...

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by Vinny
Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:18 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Strange green organ on Drosophila melanogaster
Replies: 0
Views: 1913

Respiratory rates of flies and maggots

Its right that larvae require to store energy to get into pupal stage. larvae(Maggots) are lazy in movements and requires less energy so Respiration rate is slow in them. And flies move more actively so require more energy so respiration rate is high.

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by sachin
Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:17 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Respiratory rates of flies and maggots
Replies: 1
Views: 3266

The Fiber Disease

... proposals to develop technology to create insect cyborgs," by implanting tiny devices into insect bodies while the animals are in their pupal stage. As an insect metamorphoses from a larva to an adult, the solicitation notice says, its "body goes through a renewal process that can ...

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by London
Sat May 20, 2006 5:37 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6266209

New Life

... and more moist than on the surface. Some larvae store fat in their bodies and do not even have to seek food. The third stage of development is the pupal stage. During this stage, the animal often lives inside a casing, in a resting state, which may offer as much protection as an egg. Finally, the ...

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by Winter
Wed Sep 28, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Life
Replies: 11
Views: 7170

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