(of an insect) bearing fully developed larvae that are ready to pupate.
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The pupiparous insects (Hippobosca, &c.) have been sufficiently noticed before.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4) | William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for pupiparous
(of certain dipterous flies) producing young that have already reached the pupa stage at the time of hatching
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