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See definition of larva on Dictionary.com
  • as incaterpillar
  • as inmaggot

synonyms for larva

  • butterfly
  • canker
  • moth
  • tractor
  • woolly bear
  • grub
  • worm
  • bug
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How to use larva in a sentence

The larvae are also protected by the bark of the tree, meaning that it might need to be even colder to knock them out.
DOES A COLD WINTER MEAN FEWER BUGS IN THE SUMMER?PHILIP KIEFERFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Meanwhile, skinks — which made up 28 percent of the host animals captured — had 92 percent of the larvae and 98 percent of the nymphs.
THE ANIMALS THAT TICKS BITE IN THE U.S. SOUTH CAN IMPACT LYME DISEASE SPREADAIMEE CUNNINGHAMFEBRUARY 5, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
All larvae have mouthparts, though some can be very simple in structure, and are adapted for chewing or sucking at foods that range from plants to flesh.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This is very uncommon for flies, where the adults and larvae often live in very different environments and feed on very different food.
EVOLUTION MADE MOSQUITOS INTO STEALTHY, SENSITIVE VAMPIRESERICA MCALISTEROCTOBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
If so, any impacts might have had to wait until those larvae grew into adults.
PESTICIDES CAN HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACT ON BUMBLEBEE LEARNINGALISON PEARCE STEVENSMAY 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The entire larva is black and the segments of the body possess numerous tubercles bearing setae.
JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY AND ZOOLOGY, MARCH 1917VARIOUS
As soon as it hatches the larva attacks the cricket in the belly at the chosen spot where the egg has been layed.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
The larva of the hemerolicus feeds also on the aphides, and deposits its eggs on the leaves of such plants as are beset with them.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
What a shelter for the larva of this Pompilus: the warm retreat and downy hammock of the Segestria!
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
No doubt the food for her family, the larva of which I possess the empty skin, now an unrecognizable shred.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LARVA

  • butterfly
  • canker
  • larva
  • moth
  • tractor
  • woolly bear
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.