Sentence Examples


  • The irritation set up by the hatching egg and its resulting larva appears to be the stimulus to development, and net a poison or enzyme injected by the insect.
  • A full-grown larva digs a pit about 2 in.
  • The beetles are fierce Antenna of Larva of Gyrinus.
  • The larva pierces the vessels of the plant with sharp processes at the hinder end of its body.
  • Extremes we find various transitional forms: an active larva, as described above, but with four-segmented, single-clawed legs, as among the rove-beetles and their allies; the body well armoured, but slender and worm-like, with very short legs as in wireworms and mealworms (figs.