Tomares 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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Tomares Rambur


Genus Tomares Rambur 

( Fig. 4View FIGURE 4 C, D)

Tomares ballus (Fabricius)  has a spherical egg, flattened at the poles and with a grid formed by scarcely prominent cells. Cells are even less prominent in the micropylar area which clearly differentiates this egg from that of other members of the Eumaeini  tribe ( Callophrys  and Satyrium  ). The surface of the bottom of the cells is smooth both in the annular and tubercle-aeropyle zones. The annular zone has no distinctive features other than the smaller size of the cells.