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

publication ID

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:81C79871-DD3C-4240-9480-529202B5DBD4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7E3187A4-5365-FFC3-FF58-FF517DDB6EE9

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Plazi

scientific name

Zizeeria Chapman
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Genus Zizeeria Chapman 

( Fig. 8View FIGURE 8 E, F)

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.