OTHER WORDS FROM pupapupal, adjective
How to use pupa in a sentence
The experiments of Poulton and Sanders were made with 600 pupae of Vanessa urticae, the "tortoise-shell butterfly."
At Oxford only the four pupae which were fastened to nettles emerged; all the rest—on bark, stones and the like—perished.
In the course of a month 93% of the pupae at Oxford were killed, chiefly by small birds, while at St. Helens 68% perished.
We shall know by watching a few pupae placed at the bottom of a test-tube filled with earth.
When duly fattened, the grubs of the flesh flies go underground to transform themselves into pupae.