Lampides Hübner,

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: 210

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Lampides Hübner


Genus Lampides Hübner 

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The genus is monospecific with the egg of Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus)  having a very small micropylar area surrounded by a flattened area of cells with a rhomboid shape. The lateral zone has triangular cells, with their apex elevated forming rounded tubercles at the end and gathered together to form a pattern of hexagons. The annular area has smooth bottomed cells while the rest of the egg has cells with their bottom showing a rough and irregular reticulum.