undergoing slight or no metamorphosis.
Historical Examples

Like most ametabolic and hemimetabolic Hexapoda, such nymphs continue to move and feed throughout their lives.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4 Various

(of certain insects) having no obvious metamorphosis


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