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Subimago vs. Imago

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Subimagonoun

(zoology) A stage in the development of certain insects, intermediate between pupa and imago, during which the insect can fly but must shed a skin before becoming mature.

Imagonoun

(entomology) The final developmental stage of an insect after undergoing metamorphosis.

Subimagonoun

A stage in the development of certain insects, such as the May flies, intermediate between the pupa and imago. In this stage, the insect is able to fly, but subsequently sheds a skin before becoming mature. Called also pseudimago.

Imagonoun

(psychology) An idealised concept of a loved one, formed in childhood and retained unconsciously into adult life, the basis for the psychological formation of personality archetypes.

Imagonoun

An image.

Imagonoun

The final adult, and usually winged, state of an insect. See Illust. of Ant-lion, and Army worm.

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Imagonoun

(psychoanalysis) an idealized image of someone (usually a parent) formed in childhood

Imagonoun

an adult insect produced after metamorphosis

Imago

In biology, the imago (Latin for ) is the last stage an insect attains during its metamorphosis, its process of growth and development; it is also called the imaginal stage, the stage in which the insect attains maturity. It follows the final ecdysis of the immature instars.In a member of the Ametabola or Hemimetabola, in which metamorphosis is , the final ecdysis follows the last immature or nymphal stage.

‘image’; ‘incomplete’;

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