Eumedonia Forster,

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: 233

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7E3187A4-534A-FFEC-FF58-FC837A026B54

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Plazi

scientific name

Eumedonia Forster
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Genus Eumedonia Forster 

( Fig. 21View FIGURE 21 C, D)

The egg of Eumedonia eumedon (Esper)  has a micropylar rosette surrounded by cells with rounded walls and a characteristic rough interior formed by undulating ridges. The transition zone is very narrow and the tubercleaeropyle zone has a moderately prominent structure of quadrangular cells with spongy background from which the tubercles hardly protrude (Munguira et al. 1988; Munguira 2006).