Difference between revisions of "instar"

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|definition=1. An insect or [[nematode]] at a particular [[larval]] period or [[stage]] between molts.  
  
 
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) Numbered to designate the various periods, i.e., first instar, second instar, etc.; can be abbreviated 1°, 2°, 3°
 
2. ([[Arthropoda]]: [[Insecta]]) Numbered to designate the various periods, i.e., first instar, second instar, etc.; can be abbreviated 1°, 2°, 3°
 
|see also=[[stadium]].
 
|see also=[[stadium]].
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Latest revision as of 23:40, 13 September 2013

instar (noun; Latin instar, form): 1. An insect or nematode at a particular larval period or stage between molts.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) Numbered to designate the various periods, i.e., first instar, second instar, etc.; can be abbreviated 1°, 2°, 3°

See also: stadium.