oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - On the life-histories of some South African Lepidoptera
|Article Title||On the life-histories of some South African Lepidoptera|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Author||Gowan C. Clark|
|Publication Date||Sep 1943|
|Pages||140 - 146|
|Keyword(s)||South African Lepidoptera|
Dira* jansei Swierstra. Plate 1. Egg. The eggs are scattered in the grass. They are very pale watery yellow when laid and do not darken much until the larva takes shape inside (Fig. 2). They are 1 mm. in diameter, by 1.1 mm. high with a very fine tracery, only visible under high magnification. The larva emerges after 12 days.
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