Nymph (biology)

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Leaf happer nymph o the common jassid (Eurymela fenestrata). Specimen approx 10 mm in lenth (Swifts Creek, Victoria, Australie).

In biology, a nymph is the immatur form o some invertebrates, pairteecularly insects, which unnergaes gradual metamorphosis (hemimetabolism) afore reachin its adult stage.[1]

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  1. Encyclopedia of Entomology Ed. John L. Capinera. Dordrecht, London, Springer. 2008, 2nt Ed. ISBN 978-1-4020-6242-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-6359-6 (Online)