Some animals that undergo metamorphosis include:

  1. Butterflies and moths
  2. Beetles
  3. Bees, wasps, and ants
  4. Flies
  5. Mosquitoes
  6. Grasshoppers and crickets
  7. True bugs (Hemiptera)
  8. Frogs and toads
  9. Salamanders
  10. Caecilians (a type of amphibian)
  11. Spiders
  12. Crustaceans such as crabs and lobsters
  13. Mollusks such as snails and slugs
  14. Echinoderms such as sea urchins and starfish

The stages of metamorphosis can vary depending on the species, but generally include:

  1. Egg: This is the first stage of metamorphosis, where the animal starts out as a fertilized egg.
  2. Larva: In this stage, the animal hatches from the egg and starts to grow and develop. For insects, this is often the caterpillar stage. For amphibians, this is the tadpole stage.
  3. Pupa: This is the intermediate stage between the larva and adult. For insects, this is the chrysalis stage, where the caterpillar transforms into a butterfly or moth. For amphibians, this is the metamorphosis stage, where the tadpole transforms into a frog or toad.
  4. Adult: In this final stage, the animal reaches its full size and is able to reproduce. For insects, this is the adult butterfly or moth. For amphibians, this is the adult frog or toad.

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