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  • v  develop into a pupa
    the insect larva pupate

  • The cabbage butterfly, in its caterpillar state, will sometimes pupate on firewood, often emerges from its cocoon in midwinter, much to the astonishment of gentlemen warming .
  • The ground on infested property will be treated to kill the larvae as they enter the soil to pupate.
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  • Coastal Bend Garden Calendar: 03.29.14
    Plant Butterfly Weed to attract Monarch butterflies and Passion Flower Vine to attract Gulf Fritillary. They will lay their eggs on the plants and their caterpillars will eat the leaves. After the caterpillars pupate (form chrysalis) the leaves will grow back.
    March 29, 2014 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  • Frances Crook in Telegraph.co.uk
    Frances Crook, director of the Howard, said, "We keep children smelly and dirty, idle and frightened, bored with education and cooped up in modern day dungeons. And we expect them miraculously to pupate into responsible citizens. In reality, these...

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