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  • s  of the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage
    the pupal stage

  • We made some missteps, of course -- Marion Barry comes to mind -- and we did fail to notice some of those who were in their pupal leadership stage -- Newt Gingrich, say -- but the .
  • But the body, deprived of the stimulus, remained frozen in the pupal stage.
  • Ades males become sex-conscious five hours after emerging from their pupal cases.

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