Enantia jethys

Llorente-Bousquets, Jorge, Nieves-Uribe, Sandra, Flores-Gallardo, Adrián, Hernández-Mejía, Blanca Claudia & Castro-Gerardino, Ji, 2018, Chorionic sculpture of eggs in the subfamily Dismorphiinae (Lepidoptera: Papilionoidea: Pieridae), Zootaxa 4429 (2), pp. 201-246: 219

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4429.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:977C0665-D48A-4037-9AC5-215CF0791F4C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/F71F87A2-FFB5-FF9D-6DCD-93D0FEA45363

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Plazi

scientific name

Enantia jethys
status

 

Enantia jethys 

( Plate 6 View Figure , Fig. 8).

The egg is 1210.7 µm long and 459.5 µm wide; 2.64 times longer than wide, the width/length ratio is 3/8; the maximum diameter is in the third-fifth of its length, it thins at the first basal seventh forming a short and wide neck that is equivalent to 1/7 of its length (Nh= 21). The egg is obpyriform, elongated; the base is convex, reticulated and 2.5 times wider than the cusp. The apex is obtuse, rounded, and acuter than the base. It has 35 to 41 ribs (modes = 37, 38). These are straight with an alternate arrangement between axes, but toward the apex, they are curved and sinuous, while in the neck often they are diagonal; at the proximal end, the first two rows are disorganized in a grid with tiny irregular polygons of more than four sides. The intercostal spaces are of constant amplitude, except toward the basal zone where they are reduced by half. The axes are straight and laminar, usually twice as thick as the ribs; there are 11 to 14 axes (LoA= 6 to 8 and ShA= 4 to 7), in some cases between 2 LoA there are 2 ShA. The ShA are separated from the micropylar area by 1 to 6 ribs, often 4. The grid is made up of rectangles, a little less than three times wider than they are long, which reduce their amplitude toward the base. The chorion is asymmetrical or shows radial or bilateral symmetries. Formulas:>7L5C (2LCLCLC2 LCLC, 2LC2LCLCLCLC, 2 LCLC 2LCLCLC), 7L6C (2 LCLC 2 LCLCL 2C, 2LCLCLCLCLCLC), 7L7C (LCLCLCLCLCLCLC), 6L7C (2 LCLCL 3 CLCLC), 8L4C (3LC2 LCLC 2LC), and 7L4C (2LC2 LCLC 2LC). Color N0 0 A10M0 0.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pieridae

Genus

Enantia