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Genomic architecture and introgression shape a butterfly radiation
We here pioneer a low-cost assembly strategy for 20 Heliconiini genomes to characterize the evolutionary history of the rapidly radiating genus Heliconius. A bifurcating tree provides a poor fit toExpand
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Host-plant dependent wing phenotypic variation in the neotropical butterfly Heliconius erato
Most phytophagous insects feed on a single plant during development, and this may influence not only performance-linked traits, but also more subtle morphological differences. Insect-plantExpand
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Genomic architecture and introgression shape a butterfly radiation
Following gene flow in butterfly genomes The role of hybridization in evolution and species radiations has long been debated. In Heliconius butterflies, introgression was a major factor in theirExpand
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O estágio de ovo dos Heliconiini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
Based upon light and scanning electron microscopy, the external morphology of the egg stage is described and illustrated for the following Heliconiini (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from Rio Grande doExpand
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A new species of Neruda Turner, 1976 from northeast Brazil (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae, Heliconiinae, Heliconiini)
A new species of passion vine butterfly, Neruda metis sp. n., from Serra do Penitente, Balsas municipality, Ma ranhao state, Brazil, is described and illustrated. In te­ gu mentary ultrastructuralExpand
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Epistatic Interaction of the Melanocortin 1 Receptor and Agouti Signaling Protein Genes Modulates Wool Color in the Brazilian Creole Sheep.
Different pigmentation genes have been associated with color diversity in domestic animal species. The melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R), agouti signaling protein (ASIP), tyrosinase-related protein 1Expand
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Selective sweeps on novel and introgressed variation shape mimicry loci in a butterfly adaptive radiation
Natural selection leaves distinct signatures in the genome that can reveal the targets and history of adaptive evolution. By analysing high-coverage genome sequence data from 4 major colour patternExpand
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A new species of Leurocephala Davis & Mc Kay (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) from the Azapa Valley, northern Chilean Atacama Desert, with notes on life-history
The Neotropical micromoth genus Leurocephala Davis & Mc Kay, 2011 (Lepidoptera, Gracillariidae) was originally described to include only the type species, L. schinusae Davis & Mc Kay, 2011, whoseExpand
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Species boundaries in Philaethria butterflies: an integrative taxonomic analysis based on genitalia ultrastructure, wing geometric morphometrics, DNA sequences, and amplified fragment length
Neotropical passion-vine butterflies in the tribe Heliconiini (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) are a major focus of research in ecology and evolution because of their diverse, aposematic wing patterns,Expand
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Description, natural history and genetic variation of Caloptilia guacanivora sp. nov. Vargas‐Ortiz & Vargas (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in the Atacama Desert, Chile
Although considered the driest desert in the world, the Atacama provides unique habitats and a reservoir of biodiversity for plants and insects. Caloptilia Hübner, 1825 (Gracillariinae), is a highlyExpand
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