larva : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose
- It's moth larvae versus seahorse in this battle of the aphrodisiacs By DAFFYD RODERICK Hong Kong I don't suffer from erectile dysfunction.
- Ill-fed larvae become the small workers; well-fed larvae become soldiers; overfed larvae become queens.
- Some killed two of the fish and one larva.
- Kevin Smith in King of Prussia Courier
We know from last year that West Nile-infected mosquitoes are pretty much spread throughout the county and getting them in the larva stage is the best preventive measure,said Smith.
- Chris Packham in BBC News
Mr Packham said: "Most of the dragonflies' life cycle is spent underwater, first as an egg and then as a larva. The larval stage can last two years or more, whilst flying adults mostly only survive a couple of weeks."
- HL Mencken in Christian Science Monitor
I was born in the larva of the comfortable and complacent bourgeoisie,Mencken wrote of his pillowed life, "encapsulated in affection, and kept fat, saucy and contented. Thus I got through my nonage without acquiring an inferiority...