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Melpomene

Known as: Melpomene <fern> 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BackgroundAlthough hybridization is thought to be relatively rare in animals, the raw genetic material introduced via… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
We estimated the spontaneous mutation rate in Heliconius melpomene by genome sequencing of a pair of parents and 30 of their… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Species coexistence involves the evolution of reproductive barriers opposing gene flow. Heliconius butterflies display colorful… 
2009
2009
SUMMARY Heliconius butterfly wing patterns show repeated convergence between species and have adaptive value in mimicry and mate… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
BackgroundWith over 20 parapatric races differing in their warningly colored wing patterns, the butterfly Heliconius erato… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Speciation is generally regarded to result from the splitting of a single lineage. An alternative is hybrid speciation… 
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Heliconius melpomene is a mimetic butterfly that exhibits great geographic variation in color pattern. We present here a genetic… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Polymorphism in aposematic animals and coexistence of multiple mimicry rings within a habitat are not predicted by classical M… 
Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract In the new world tropics there is an extravagant array of sympatric butterfly mimicry rings. This is puzzling under… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
  • J. Mallet
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. B…
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 55990278
Heliconius warning colour is a good example of a genetic system shaped by strong selection. The genetics of colour patterns in…