Egg weight variation in the butterfly Lycaena hippothoe: more small or fewer large eggs?


Fecundity, egg weight, hatching success of eggs, and adult (offspring) weight were compared between three geographically separated populations (i.e., subspecies) of the butterfly Lycaena hippothoe. All these traits differed substantially between populations. Our data suggest that, on an interpopulational level, egg size is traded off against egg number, egg… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/PL00012009


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