campodeiform larva

campodeiform larva
A larva having the form of the thysanuran genus Campodea , elongate and flattened, with well developed legs and antennae, and usually active; said of certain active carnivorous larvae; thysanuriform larva; oligopod larva.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • campodeiform — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling an insect or larva of the genus Campodea …   Wiktionary

  • polypod larva — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. An insect larval stage found in Lepidoptera and some Hymenoptera with thoracic appendages and caterpillar like abdominal locomotory processes (prolegs); polypodeiform; eruciform larva; see protopod larva; campodeiform… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • protopod larva — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In some parasitic Hymenoptera and Diptera, the earliest phase with segmentation absent or indistinct and with rudimentary appendages only on the head and thorax; see polypod larva, campodeiform larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • oligopod larva — see campodeiform larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • thysanuriform larva — see campodeiform larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Hypermetamorphosis — is a kind of complete metamorphosis in which the different larval instars represent two or more different forms of larva. As the larva molts its morphology can change from that of a campodeiform larva to scarabaeiform (grublike) or to vermiform… …   Wikipedia

  • leptiform — see campodeiform larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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