The pupal stage is white and has the basic shape of the adult.
The pupal stage can last from six to twelve days.
Okay, this is the pupal stage of a large insect.
Most of the more advanced insects have a pupal stage.
These groups go through gradual changes; there is no pupal stage.
During the following pupal stage the larva will not move any more.
After the pupal stage they emerge in their adult form.
The larvae take around four to six months to reach the pupal stage.
After going through the pupal stage, the mature male's first act is to mate with a female.
The pupal stage lasts 9 months, with likely high mortality rates.