Chemical signals act as the main reproductive barrier between sister and mimetic Heliconius butterflies.

Colour pattern is the main trait that drives mate recognition between Heliconius species that are phylogenetically close. However, when this cue is compromised such as in cases of mimetic, sympatric and closely related species, alternative mating signals must evolve to ensure reproductive isolation...

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Autores Principales: Gonzalez-Rojas, M F, Darragh, K, Robles, J, Linares, M, Schulz, S, McMillan, W O, Jiggins, C D, Pardo-Diaz, C, Salazar, C
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Publicado: The Royal Society Publishing 2020
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/25142
https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0587