[ adjective ] immature of its kind; especially being or characteristic of immature insects in the newly hatched wormlike feeding stage
"larval societies" "larval crayfishes" "the larval stage"
Used in print(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
But they are still enclosed in their larval cells and remain there throughout the summer , fall , and winter .
[ adjective ] relating to or typical of a larva
"the larval eye"