Definitions for "Instar"
Keywords:  molt, moult, larval, larva, arthropod
a postembryonic stage of life of an arthropod, especially an insect, between two successive molts; also, the arthropod when in that stage of life.
The insect at the various times during larval development.
A discrete stage in a growth series, delimited by successive moulting.
An immature form of a spider. Most spider species pass through at least five instar sizes before becoming adults. This is the only way they can grow. In general, instars have some resemblance to the adult female but they lack mature surface genitalia and often also have different markings.
Keywords:  stud, stars
To stud as with stars.