holometabola definition

  • noun-plural:
    • Those insects that have an entire metamorphosis; metabola.
  • others:
    • The a number of hexapod or real insects that are holometabolic; the Aphaniptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Strepsiptera, Ncuroptera, and Coleoptera. Also known as Metabola.
  • noun:
    • bugs that undergo complete metamorphosis

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