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Published: 2022-05-05

External egg morphology of two parthenogenetic species of the genus Dahlica Enderlein (Lepidoptera: Psychidae)

Entomological Research and Methodology Department, All-Russian Plant Quarantine Center, Pogranichnaya 32, Bykovo, Moscow Region 140150, Russia.
Division of Solid State Physics, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 53, Leninskiy Prospekt, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Biology, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory I/12, Moscow 119991, Russia.
Lepidoptera Dahlica triquetrella Dahlica lichenella chorion micropyle micropyle pores


The egg chorion morphologies of Dahlica triquetrella (Hübner, 1813) and Dahlica lichenella (Linnaeus, 1761) are described. These two species well differ from each other by diameter of the micropyle, by number of micropyle pores, and by diameter of the micropyle rosette.



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