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Abstract The blue butterfly species Polyommatus (Plebicula) atlanticus (Elwes, 1906) (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae) is known to have a… Expand Abstract The eukaryotic ribosomal DNA cluster consists of multiple copies of three genes, 18S, 5. 8S and 28S rRNAs, separated by… Expand A species level phylogenetic analysis of Cyanophrys Clench was performed using 14 characters of the frons, wing venation, wing… Expand SummaryMature larvae of the myrmecophilous lycaenid Polyommatus coridon produce an average of 30.9 droplets of a honeydew-like… Expand A phylogeny of blue butterflies of the genus Maculinea and related genera (Lycaenidae) is proposed, based on 91 morphological and… Expand In this study we report a case of ant-trail following by lycaenid caterpillars. Euliphyra mirifica and E. leucyana caterpillars… Expand SummaryThird and fourth instar larvae and pupae of the facultatively myrmecophilous Palaearctic blue butterflyPolyommatus icarus… Expand Maculinea butterflies are parasites of Myrmica ant nests. The Alcon blue, Maculinea alcon, is unusual in that it parasitizes the… Expand Abstract Results from pot and microcosm studies in the greenhouse have shown that plant growth and foliar chemistry is altered by… Expand The relationship between gene flow and geographic proximity has been assessed for many insect species, but dispersal distances… Expand