to become quiescent and develop from a larva into an adult
Stage when an insect is becoming a pupa.
develop into a pupa; "the insect larva pupate"
entering the stage of life of an insect, between the larval and adult stage, when metamorphosis occurs. This usually occurs in a cocoon or case.
A period of time when an insect changes from a larva to its mature form
(verb) to leave the larval stage and enter the pupal stage
To change from a larva into a pupa; to pass through the pupal stage.