prepupal

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pre·pu·pa

 (prē-pyo͞o′pə)
n. pl pre·pu·pae (-pē) or pre·pu·pas
A larval insect in the stage just preceding pupation.

pre·pu′pal adj.

prepupal

(priːˈpjuːpəl)
adj
(Zoology) of the period between the larval and pupal stages
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Adj.1.prepupal - of an inactive stage in the development of some insects, between the larval and the pupal stages; "the prepupal stage"
immature - not yet mature