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  • Metamorphosis diagram of Holometabolous + Hemimetabolous insects
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 29 October 2020 Size: 1.3 MB Referencing Hub media

    Holometabolous insects undergo complete metamorphosis – the larva is completely different from the adult in size, shape and food habits.

    Hemimetabolous insects undergo incomplete metamorphosis – the nymphs resemble the adults, though smaller in size, and their food habits are the same as adults.

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