Acodia orina Turner

Young, Catherine J., 2006, Descriptions of the eggs of some southern Australian Geometridae (Lepidoptera), Zootaxa 1287, pp. 1-294: 1-294

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072867

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072867

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039487D8-2711-C50F-FE85-790DFD37FD44

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Felipe

scientific name

Acodia orina Turner
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Acodia orina Turner   (Figs 717–724)

Oviposition

1♀ code no.: G133

Oviposition date: 20 Feb.

Batch size: 50; (n = 1)

Realised fecundity: 50

Incubation time (days): N/A

Batch configuration and attachment: Attached, singly (Fig. 717).

Colour: Very pale yellowish­green, then transparent grey on maturity (Fig. 717).

Size (mm): (n=10) L = 0.83 ± 0.01, W = 0.62 ± 0.01, T = 0.52 ± 0.01.

Width/length: 0.75

No. of females: 1

Aeropylar opening size (m) (n = 8): L = 2.04 ± 0.18, W = 1.61 ± 0.06

Relative aeropylar opening size: 2.7

Micropyles: Distinct (Figs 718 & 719)

No. of openings: 5

No. of cells in rosette: 9

No. of rows of cells in micropylar area: 4

Shape: Moderately broad, bluntly ovoid, dorso­ventrally flattened (Figs 717 & 720).

Characteristics: Soft chorion; egg marked on all surfaces by sub­quadrate, concave cells defined by aeropyles on rounded humps at junctions (Figs 720–723), except aeropyles absent on top of wider lateral side (Figs 720 & 722); anterior pole cells with narrow, slightly elevated walls (Figs 718 & 719). Aeropylar openings moderately small, aeropyles slightly elevated, often paired (Figs 721 & 723). Rosette cells slightly recessed (Fig. 719). Chorion undulating, with pronounced ridges mesal in each cell (Figs 721–724); ridges denser on anterior pole (Fig. 719).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Geometridae

Genus

Acodia