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and the only way he would know that was because he was over there instead of fishing like he said he was a gonna do
Mexican jumping beans (also known as frijoles saltarines in Spanish), native to Mexico, are seed pods that have been inhabited by the larva of a small moth (Cydia deshaisiana).
x2 I thought it was a worm.
so a worm.
- Sir Crows A lot
Mexican jumping beans (also known as frijoles saltarines in Spanish), native to Mexico, are seed pods that have been inhabited by the larva of a small moth (Cydia deshaisiana). The "bean", usually tan to brown in color, "jumps" when heated, because the larva spasms in an attempt to roll the seed to a cooler environment to avoid dehydration and consequent death. They are from the shrub Sebastiania pavoniana, often also referred to as "jumping bean". However, they are not related to actual beans (legume plants), but rather to spurges. The beans are considered non-toxic, but are not generally eaten.
After the moth-laid egg on the plant hatches, the larva eats away the inside of the bean (until it becomes hollow) and attaches itself to the inside of the bean with silk-like thread. The larva may live for months inside the bean with varying periods of dormancy. If the larva has adequate conditions of moisture and temperature, it will live long enough to go into a pupal stage. In the spring, the moth forces itself out of the bean through a round "trap door", leaving behind the pupal casing. After its metamorphosis, the small, silver and gray-colored moth lives for no more than a few days
it is sort of a worm but that would just be one stage of its life
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