Table 1

Distances of the wing scale ridges, dr, and cross-ribs, dc, and the perforation factor, p, of the investigated lycaenid wing scales.

dr (μm)dc (μm)p
Polyommatinae
Celastrina argiolus1.8–2.10.6–0.90.28±0.06
Danis danis1.8–2.50.9–1.80.24±0.07
Plebejus icarioides1.5–1.80.8–1.90.26±0.01
Polyommatus icarus1.3–1.70.6–0.80.35±0.07
Theclinae
Arhopala amantes2.2–2.90.8–1.70.16±0.04
Arhopala japonica2.1–2.70.8–1.70.27±0.03
Chrysozephyrus aurorinus2.3–2.90.6–1.30.03±0.03
Chrysozephyrus brillantinus2.4–2.70.6–1.40.01±0.01
Hypochrysops delicia1.4–2.00.9–2.10.01±0.01
Jalmenus evagoras2.1–2.61.0–1.70.07±0.05
Ogyris amaryllis1.8–2.11.5–1.80.04±0.03