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How many stages are there in complete metamorphosis?
Four
What are the stages in complete metamorphosis?
Egg, larva, pupa, adult
What are the stages of incomplete metamorphosis?
Egg, nymph, adult
What purpose does the egg shell serve?
It protects everything inside the egg.
What purpose does the egg yolk serve?
It stores food for the embryo.
What purpose do the twisted strands serve?
They keep the embryo upright as the mother turns her egg.
What purpose does the egg white serve?
It cushions the embryo and provides it with water.
What purpose does the shell lining serve?
They provide a pocket by which oxygen is stored.
What is incomplete metamorphosis?
The three stage life cycle of some insects.
What is complete metamorphosis?
The four stage life cycle of some insects.
What is a life cycle?
The series of changes that occur during a lifetime of a living thing.
What is a species?
A group of living things that can produce young by mating with one another.
What is an egg?
The first stage in the life cycle of almost all animals.
What is a nymph?
The second stage in the life cycle of an insect undergoing incomplete metamorphosis.
How many stages are in incomplete metamorphosis?
Three
What is a larva?
The second stage in the life cycle of an insect that undergoes complete metamorphosis.
What is a pupa?
The third stage in the life cycle of an insect undergoing complete metamorphosis.