Hamadryas laodamia saurites (Fruhstorfer, 1916)

Nieves-Uribe, Sandra, Flores-Gallardo, Adrián, Llorente-Bousquets, Jorge, Luis-Martínez, Armando & Pozo, Carmen, 2019, Use of exochorion characters for the systematics of Hamadryas Hübner and Ectima Doubleday (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae: Ageroniini), Zootaxa 4619 (1), pp. 77-108 : 90-92

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Hamadryas laodamia saurites


Hamadryas laodamia saurites

( Fig. 10 A, B View FIGURE 10 ). Eggs average 1181 ± 52.47 in length and 1141 ± 41.39 μm in width (n = 11), 1.03 times longer than maximum diameter, and width/length ratio is 0.96. Egg is globose foam, quasi-spheroidal and very sinuous on knolls; apical region is flat, and base convex, smooth, and of amplitude similar to that of apex; base is just over 1/7 the length of egg. Chorion exhibits six apical knolls with scalloped edges accented, and some are continuous; they extend to prebasal area and have pronounced slumps, two in first apical quarter and another at the equator ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A-i, ii, B-i). Only one or two of apical knolls bifurcate at same height as first two slumps of continuous knolls ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A-iii, B-iii). Background grid shows pentagonal, hexagonal, and irregular polygons, with rounded or aristate margins; size of polygons reduced by half at the beginning of first basal third, which delimits the prebasal grid of smooth or rough base ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A-iv). Polygons are of a constant size in the equatorial zone, but they increase in summits of knolls ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A-v). Macro-cells are on the summit of some knolls and are conspicuous concerning polygons that surround them ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 A-vi); their size is four to six times that of the equatorial polygons, and they are found only in the first apical third. The size of the macro-cells is similar to those of H. feronia but smaller than those of H. iphthime . Micropylar zone has a tiny grid with an imperceptible organization ( Fig. 10 View FIGURE 10 B-vii); it is concave regarding apical surface. Color A 10 M 00 N 00.

Material examined: México: Oaxaca: El Puente, 3 Km al E de Choapam (17°22’38”N, 95°55’20”W), 620 msnm, 24-VIII-2015, trampa (ABD-1400), J. Llorente y col. (ABD-1401); GoogleMaps San Miguel Solyatepec, Cerro Chango (18°10’13”N, 96°17’01.64”W), 48 msnm, 4-IX-2017, trampa (ABD-2013). GoogleMaps Diagnosis and hierarchy of exocorionic characters in Ageroniini . As a result of the collection of characters in some species of Ageroniini , a summary of the chorionic characters of this tribe is presented in tabular form ( Table 2). It also includes those found in the clade Hamadryas + Ectima , of both genera separately, and those of each group of species from Hamadryas sensu Jenkins (1983) . The characters come from all the published previously descriptions ( Table 3) and those from this work. Even where data are known for only one or two species within some groups, the characteristics are given because they represent a percentage of the total of taxa in those groups.