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Butterflies

Known as: Butterfly, Papilionoidea 
Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The evolutionary importance of hybridization and introgression has long been debated. Hybrids are usually rare and unfit, but… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Climate changes have profound effects on the distribution of numerous plant and animal species(1-3). However, whether and how… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
  • J. A. Thomas
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B…
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 26176557
Conservative estimates suggest that 50–90% of the existing insect species on Earth have still to be discovered, yet the named… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The outer surface of the facet lenses in the compound eyes of moths consists of an array of excessive cuticular protuberances… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
There is growing concern about increased population, regional, and global extinctions of species. A key question is whether… 
Review
2004
Review
2004
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Habitat degradation and climate change are thought to be altering the distributions and abundances of animals and plants… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Leaves normally release small quantities of volatile chemicals, but when a plant is damaged by herbivorous insects, many more… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • W. Laurance
  • Environmental Conservation
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 54776056
The fragmentation of the tropical rain forests is the subject of this study, which looks at the devastating damage caused to… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
  • A. Brower
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1994
  • Corpus ID: 34065326
The neotropical Heliconius butterflies are famous examples of Müllerian mimicry, due to the diverse array of shared, brightly…