pupigerous

\\-j(ə)rəs\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin pupa + English -igerous
: bearing or containing a pupa — used of dipterous larvae that do not molt when the pupa is formed within them but retain the larval skin as a pupal covering

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Pupigerous — Pu*pig er*ous, a. [Pupa + gerous.] (Zo[ o]l.) Bearing or containing a pupa; said of dipterous larv[ae] which do not molt when the pupa is formed within them. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pupigerous — see pupa coarctate …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pupigerous — adjective Containing a pupa …   Wiktionary

  • pupigerous — bearing a puparium Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pupigerous — pu·pig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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