- belonging or pertaining to the superorder Endopterygota, comprising the insects that undergo complete metamorphosis.
- an endopterygote insect.
Origin of endopterygote
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In this way a gradual transition from the exopterygote to the endopterygote type of life-story is at least conceivable.
A few examples from other orders of endopterygote insects will illustrate this point.