adj. [L. pupa, puppet; fero, bear]
In Hemiptera, the generation of aphids that produce sexed individuals.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • pupiferous — pu·pif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • pupiferous — (ˈ)pyü|pif(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: New Latin pupa + English iferous : producing sexual individuals used of the parthenogenetic generation of an aphid …   Useful english dictionary

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