Pumping pharyngeal tube see food meatus

punctae n.pl.; sing. puncta [L. punctum, small hole or spot] Small pores, holes, or dots on a surface.

punctate a. [L. punctum, small hole or spot] Covered with small pores, holes, or dots.

punctulate a. [L. punctum, small hole or spot] Dotted with minute impressions.

punctum n. [L. punctum, small hole or spot] A small pit or spot on a surface.

puncture n. [L. punctura, hole] A small hole; a minute puncture-like depression.

pupa n.; pl. pupae [L. pupa, puppet] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The usually quiescent stage between the larva and adult in complete metamorphosis.

pupa adectica (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa without articulated mandibles for use by a pharate adult. see pupa dectica, pupa exarate, pupa obtect.

pupa adheraena (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa which hangs head down in a perpendicular manner.

pupa angularis (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa bearing a pyramidal process or nose on its dorsal surface.

pupa-chromogenic phase (ARTHRO: Insecta) The last pupal phase before the adult, in which pigmentation occurs.

pupa-chromoptic phase (ARTHRO: Insecta) The pupal phase (after telemorphic) when pigmentation of the compound eyes begin.

pupa coarctate (ARTHRO: Insecta) Puparium or last larval skin enclosing the exarate pupa; found in many Diptera.

pupa conica (ARTHRO: Insecta) A conical, nongular pupa.

pupa custodiata (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa in a partially open cocoon.

pupa dectica (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa with articulated mandibles that can be used by the pharate adult. see pupa adectica.

pupa dermata (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa retaining the larval skin without indication of future limb placement.

pupa exarate (ARTHRO: Insecta) An adecticous pupa in which the appendages are free and not cemented to the body wall; pupa exarata. see pupa obtect.

pupa folliculata (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa enclosed in a theca or cocoon.

pupa incompletae (ARTHRO: Insecta) A Lepidoptera pupa with more than three movable abdominal segments.

pupal-adult apolysis (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Diptera, the interim between phanerocephalic pupa and pharate adult.

pupa larvata (ARTHRO: Insecta) A pupa in which the forming adult appendages are apparent on the surface of the theca or cocoon; a masked pupa.

pupa libera (ARTHRO: Insecta) A Lepidoptera pupa with many free segments.

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