Epyaxa subidaria Guenée, Guenee

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.5072873

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7778314F-E23A-4947-876A-9610E4C959A7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5072873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039487D8-271A-C505-FE85-7F0DFAD2F8B1

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Felipe

scientific name

Epyaxa subidaria Guenée
status

 

Epyaxa subidaria Guenée   (Figs 762–768)

Oviposition

1♀ code no.: G382

Oviposition date: 14 Oct.

Batch size: 50; (n = 1)

Realised fecundity: 50

Incubation time (days): 9

Batch configuration and attachment: Attached, singly.

Colour: Pale yellowish­green, becoming yellow then transparent grey on maturity.

Size (mm) (n=10): L = 0.60 ± 0.00, W = 0.40 ± 0.00, T = 0.35 ± 0.01.

Width/length: 0.66

No. of females: 1

Aeropylar opening size (m) (n=6): L = 1.37 ± 0.18, W = 0.93 ± 0.13.

Relative aeropylar opening size: 2.4

Micropyles: Distinct (Figs 762 & 763)

No. of openings: 3

No. of cells in rosette: 6

No. of rows of cells in micropylar area: 6

Shape: Narrow, elongated, bluntly ovoid, anterior pole truncated, dorso­ventrally flattened (Figs 762, 764 & 765).

Characteristics: Soft chorion; egg marked on all surfaces by concave, hexagonal cells with elevated, moderately broad walls (Figs 762, 764–767). Aeropyles small, unelevated, many arranged along walls of cells, openings small (Fig. 767), present on narrow lateral sides and around anterior pole. Rosette cells slightly recessed; micropylar cell walls overlain by very narrow reticulum (Fig. 763). Chorion regularly pitted (Figs 766–768).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Geometridae

Genus

Epyaxa