hemimetabola definition

  • noun-plural:
    • Those insects which have an incomplete metamorphosis.
  • others:
    • Insects which go through incomplete or partial metamorphosis; a subclass or superorder of hexapod pests, including a string intermediate between Ametabola regarding one-hand and Metabola on the other side.
  • noun:
    • subclass of pests described as progressive and usually partial metamorphosis

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