holometabolan

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Etymology[edit]

Holometabola ("Endopterygota") +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

holometabolan (plural holometabolans)

  1. Any insect which undergoes a radical metamorphosis, with the larval and adult stages differing considerably in their structure and behaviour.

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