Entomological time travel: reconstructing the invasion history of the buckeye butterflies (genus Junonia) from Florida, USA

@article{Lalonde2019EntomologicalTT,
  title={Entomological time travel: reconstructing the invasion history of the buckeye butterflies (genus Junonia) from Florida, USA},
  author={Melanie M. L. Lalonde and Jeffrey M. Marcus},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={1947-1972}
}
Invasion biology examines the process by which non-native species integrate into new habitats. Three species of buckeye butterflies (genus Junonia) currently occur in Florida, USA, including Junonia coenia (polyphagous and widely distributed), J. neildi (monophagous and restricted to coastal areas), and J. zonalis (polyphagous tropical species restricted to frost-free South Florida). Two species have long been resident in Florida, whereas J. zonalis was first detected in Florida in 1981… 

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