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    Tedwonny is offline Member
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    Smile grow up/grow

    Just a very quick question

    Larvae grow up --> wrong
    Larvae grow to become a moth --> right / wrong?

    Any other words to indicate growth of insects?

    thank you v. much

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    Default Re: grow up/grow

    Quote Originally Posted by Tedwonny View Post
    Just a very quick question

    Larvae grow up --> wrong
    Larvae grow to become a moth --> right / wrong?

    Are there any other words to indicate the growth of insects?

    Thank you v. very much
    There is a change in larvae called metamorphism, during which the insects undergo a drastic change in appearance. You could say that a larvae develops into a moth.

    Please begin all sentences with a capital letter and do not make use of unknown abbreviations (v).

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    Default Re: grow up/grow

    Thanks
    I'd still like to know whether the following is correct
    1) Larvae grow up.
    2) Larvae grow to become a moth.

    thanks again

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    Default Re: grow up/grow

    They are not correct.

    Gillnetter put you on the right track:

    Larvae develop into moths or butterflies.

    Rover

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