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larva US English

The active immature form of an insect, especially one that differs greatly from the adult and forms the stage between egg and pupa, e.g., a caterpillar or grub

post-larva US English

An animal, especially a fish, during the post-larval period of its development.

phantom larva US English

The transparent, aquatic larva of the dipteran fly Chaoborus crystallinus (family Chaoboridae).

rat-tailed larva in rat-tailed US English

Designating the aquatic larva of the drone fly (Eristalis tenax), which has a tail-like telescopic breathing tube that enables it to breathe air while submerged. Usually in rat-tailed maggot, rat-tailed larva.