Zizeeria Chapman,

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: 216

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Zizeeria Chapman


Genus Zizeeria Chapman 

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In Zizeeria knysna (Trimen)  the egg has flattened annular and transition zones. The transition zone has irregular cells with not very prominent walls. Tubercles in the tubercle-aeropyle zone show large and distally flattened tips and cells with high walls. Cells of the transition and tubercle-aeropyle zone have a spongy bottom. The annular zone is reduced and has two or three series of cells and a micropylar rosette with four petals.