DESCRIPTION OF THE PREPARATORY STAGES OF COENONYMPHA AMPELOS, Edw

W. H. Edwards
1887 Canadian Entomologist  
Egg.—Conical, truncated, the top nearly flat, slightly depressed, covered with a fine network of irregular six-sided meshes; these form fourrings about the central rosette, in middle of which in the microplye; the lower part and base rounded and thickly covered with shallow indentations; the sides ribbed, the number of ribs about 34, vertical, slightly sinuous, more so at lower end, narrow with rounded spaes between, which are crossed by many fine lines; color yellow-green. Duration of this
more » ... uration of this stage about 12 days. The egg is like that ofGalactinus, but has fewer ribs.
doi:10.4039/ent1941-3 fatcat:g5cn7ady6jf7xpg7lp5pf2io34