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campodeiform (larva)

Lampyrid larva - Photinus lacewing larva? - Micromus Brown Lacewing larva Green Lacewing Larva Big Blue Ground Beetle larva - Dicaelus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (C)
No Taxon campodeiform (larva)
Explanation of Names
From Greek kampe, a caterpillar; pous, a foot; Latin forma, form (Jardine).
campodeiform larva - elongated, square-headed, mobile larva (with long thoracic legs) of an insect. This larval form is typically predatory.
Print References
Jardine (1)
Gordh, A Dictionary of Entomology, p. 159 (2)
Works Cited
1.Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology
2.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.