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larva (s), larvae (pl)
Usually a motile feeding and developing stage in the life cycle of certain insects which follows the egg stage and precedes the pupa.

Larvae of some kinds of insects are known as caterpillars, maggots, grubs, and worms.

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larvicole (verb), larvicoles; larvicoled; larvicoling: larvae
Living in the body of larvae or on them.

A larva (singular form), is the stage of development between hatching and the attainment of adult form or maturity of insects.