Evolutionary biology: Butterfly mimics of ants

  title={Evolutionary biology: Butterfly mimics of ants},
  author={J. Thomas and J. Settele},
  • J. Thomas, J. Settele
  • Published 2004
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Large blue butterflies are notable for their rarity and ability to dupe ants, and they are endangered. A genetic reconstruction of how social parasitism evolved among them will overturn conservation priorities. 
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