This photograph shows three stages of the life cycle of a silk moth. Which stage is NOT shown?
EggNo. The light yellow dots are silk moth eggs.
LarvaYes! There are not silk moth caterpillars in the picture.
PupaNo. The white, fuzzy ball beside the moth is the cocoon, which contains the pupa.
AdultNo. The white moth is an adult silk moth.
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SC.2.L.16.1 Observe and describe major stages in the life cycles of plants and animals, including beans and butterflies.
SC.4.L.16.4 Compare and contrast the major stages in the life cycles of Florida plants and animals, such as those that undergo incomplete and complete metamorphosis, and flowering and nonflowering seedbearing
UT.5.V.1.c Compare various examples of offspring that do not initially resemble the parent organism but mature to become similar to the parent organism (e.g., mealworms and darkling beetles, tadpoles and frogs, seedlings and vegetables, caterpillars and butterflies).
1-LS3-1 Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that young plants and animals are like, but not exactly like, their parents.