Pupa of the Hydrophilus Piceus

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“At the end of two months the larva comes out of the water and burrows into the ground to undergo its metamorphosis into a pupa, which becomes a perfect insect a month afterward.”


Hazlitt Alva Cuppy PH.D., Editor Beauties and Wonders of Land and Sea (Springfield, OH: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick, 1895)


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