The ghost of mimicry past: laboratory reconstitution of an extinct butterfly ‘race’

Four variable traits that determine mimetic colour patterns in the butterfly, Heliconius cydno, evolved between 1908 and 1984–91. There was a decline in the frequencies of alleles and phenotypes that confer resemblance to the co-mimic, Elzunia humboldt regalis, and an increase in the frequencies of...

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Autor Principal: Linares Porto, Mauricio
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: The Genetical Society of Great Britain 1997
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/27074
https://doi.org/10.1038/hdy.1997.102