- having the physical characteristics of a caterpillar.
Origin of eruciform
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For reasons which we will not pause here to discuss, we have always regarded the eruciform type of larva as the highest.Our Common Insects
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Most significant is the precedence of the eruciform by the campodeiform type.
In all the remaining orders of the Endopterygota the larva is eruciform or vermiform.