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  • life cycle
  • reproduction
  • Notes: The two main types of atypical metamorphosis discussed here are neometaboly, a deviation of hemimetaboly, where quiescent pupal-like stages precede adult metamorphosis, and metamorphoses leading to paedomorphism, or the retention of juvenile features in adults