- of, relating to, or having the form of an imago.
Origin of imaginal
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Here the imaginal stage only is omitted from the life-history.
Discota: insects in which development of the adults is from imaginal discs: see adiscota.
Oculocephalic: applied to that pair of imaginal buds destined to produce the cephalic region in Hymenoptera.
(A. Prorsa-Levana), which, like the genus Pyrameis, is entirely based on imaginal characters.Studies in the Theory of Descent (Volumes 1 and 2)
Not the wings only, but other structures of the imago, varying in extent in different orders, are formed from the imaginal discs.
- of, relating to, or resembling an imago
- of or relating to an image
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