Leseha vespa 24 habitat where host plants occur (circles) 25 three freshly laid purple eggs on abaxial of mature old frond 26 freshly laid yellow eggs on abaxial of young frond of soft primary vein (note: frond was flipped upside-down for photography) 27 adaxial of Fig. 26 showing pierced holes of oviposition (arrows), ca. 0.2 mm 28 middle stage (3-day old) purple orange and yellow eggs 29 clustered mature yellow eggs showing developing larva in each (note: mandibles stemmata, and thoracic legs are seen in reddish brown 30 just hatched first instar larvae (2.6–2.7 mm long, n=30), an egg with developed larva inside (black stemmata), and remaining shrunk egg shells.

  Part of: Smith DR, Nishida K (2019) A new genus and three new species of Neotropical sawflies (Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae) from Costa Rica, with host plants and life history notes. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 72: 45-65. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.72.38908