Laeosopis Rambur

Munguira, Miguel L., Martín, José, García-Barros, Enrique, Shahbazian, Gayaneh & Cancela, Juan Pablo, 2015, Morphology and morphometry of Lycaenid eggs (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae), Zootaxa 3937 (2), pp. 201-247: 209

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3937.2.1

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scientific name

Laeosopis Rambur
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Genus Laeosopis Rambur 

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The single species of the genus, Laeosopis roboris (Esper)  , has an egg with a characteristic volcano profile, with the annular area elevated and the rest sunken, with the equator occupying a basal position. The micropyle is found within a circular depression, surrounded by tiny rounded cells and a crown of grooves. The transition zone has thick walls, a character shared with T. betulae  . The tubercle-aeropyle zone is made up of rounded regularly shaped cells, surrounded by elevated walls with prominent, blunt corners ( Verhulst 1986).