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What are holometabolous insects?

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Asked by Curligemini, Last updated: Sep 10, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

John Adney
John Adney

Answered Dec 15, 2016

Holometabolous insects undergo complete metamorphosis
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John Smith

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John Smith

Answered Nov 30, 2016

Holometabolous insect go through a dramatic metamorphosis, passing though a pupal stage during which they break down almost all the structures in the larval body and use the materials to construct a new adult body.
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