A young bee is called a larva or pupa. A larva is the small white worm that precedes the pupal phase of a bee's life cycle. The pupa is the life cycle phase in which a larva physically changes into an adult bee. More »

The lifespan of a bumble bee is only a few months, although queens are able to survive for up to a year. Bumble bees are unable to survive cold winter weather, and the stress of their work quickly takes a toll. More »

The fern life cycle and moss life cycle are similar in that they have alternation between sporophyte and gametophyte stages and that both rely on layers of water so that their sperm can swim from one gametophyte to the e... More »

A male bee is called a drone. Male honeybees do not have stingers and are the product of an unfertilized egg. The female worker bees collect nectar and pollen, but the sole purpose of a drone's life is to mate with the q... More »

Fleas have the ability to live in furniture, such as beds, while in the larva and pupa stages. The flea larva feed off of adult flea excrement, dead skin cells and feathers. More »

The life cycle of a fly includes an egg, larva, pupa and adult. A fly completes its life cycle in 1 week to 2 months, depending on environmental conditions. More »

The life cycle of a house fly consists of the egg, larva, pupa, and adult stages. The total duration of these stages is approximately 15 to 30 days, after which the house fly will die. More »