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Nymph


Praying Mantis nymphs clustered on a leaf
Praying Mantis nymphs clustered on a leaf


A Nymph is an immature insect that looks similar to its parents, but it does not have fully functioning wings or reproductive organs.


A nymph develops its adult shape by metamorphosis, changing slightly each time it moults.


Also see:
Larva
Prepupa
Pupa
Chrysalis
Cocoon
Metamorphosis

 


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