Kōrero: Glow-worms

Glow-worm pupa

Glow-worm pupa

Glow-worm larvae have a pupal or cocoon stage, lasting for 12–13 days, from which they emerge as adults. The pupa hangs from a mucus thread attached to the roof of a cave.

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Department of Conservation
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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

George Gibbs, 'Glow-worms - New Zealand’s glow-worms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9736/glow-worm-pupa (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā George Gibbs, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007