Leaf buds, a factor in host selection by Battus philenor butterflies.

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Abstract

Identified a character intrinsic to Aristolochia reticulata host plants, the terminal leaf bud, that is involved in host-selection behaviour by female pipevine swallowtail butterflies searching for oviposition sites. -from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-307
Number of pages7
JournalEcological Entomology
Volume11
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Battus philenor
Aristolochia
host selection
Papilionidae
oviposition sites
bud
oviposition
butterfly
butterflies
host plant
host plants
buds

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  • Ecology

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Leaf buds, a factor in host selection by Battus philenor butterflies. / Papaj, Daniel R.

In: Ecological Entomology, Vol. 11, No. 3, 1986, p. 301-307.

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