Oothecae of Stagmatoptera supplicaria Burmeister, 1838 and Callibia diana Stoll, 1813. Stagmatoptera supplicaria oothecae (A–G): A–B dorsal view C lateral view D frontal view E lateral view of ootheca attached to substrate F ventral view G rear view showing attachment site. Callibia diana oothecae (H–N): H–I lateral view; J–K dorsal view L lateral view demonstrating approximate substrate position M–N ventral view. Callibia diana oothecae collected and imaged herein did not retain the attachment substrate. In these situations, we recommend illustrating a line to indicate substrate position. In those oothecae with extensive outer coating, it is suggested to remove part of the coating to reveal relevant details of the external wall, such as color and/or texture; in this case J shows regions where the outer wall is exposed. Asterisks (*) indicate points of attachment to substrate. Photographs courtesy of Hiromi Yagui.

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