The adult, sexually mature, stage of the insect is known as the imago.
The more mature stages show an improved ability to migrate through host tissue.
This is the most mature stage of development.
"The industry is now moving into a more mature stage where there are greater expectations for results," he said.
All other insects have only a single sexually mature adult stage.
Still others developed a bizarre backward hook in their mature stage.
Tornadoes, which form within stronger thunderstorms, grow until they reach their mature stage.
He would have liked it better if she had been at her mature stage.
Adult - the fully developed mature stage, capable of sexual reproduction.
"The play in Citicorp is at a mature stage," he said.