pupiparous


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pu·pip·a·rous

 (pyo͞o-pĭp′ər-əs)
adj.
Producing fully developed larvae that are ready to pupate. Used of an insect.

pupiparous

(pjuːˈpɪpərəs)
adj
(Zoology) (of certain dipterous flies) producing young that have already reached the pupa stage at the time of hatching
[C19: from New Latin pupiparus, from pupa + parere to bring forth]
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Parasitic adaptation and host-parasite specificity in the pupiparous Diptera.