Stages of development in berried females No of specimens observed Colour of the berry Shape of the eggs Mean size of the eggs (µm)
Stage I 20 Pale to dark yellow Spherical 260.16 ± 0.24
Stage II 15 Yellow to Gray Spherical 290.2 ± 0.31
Stage III 10 Gray to Black Elliptical 340.32 ± 0.34
Table 3: The colour, shape and size of the berried egg (The values are in Mean ± SE).