Camouflaged and conspicuous caterpillars each succeed depending on the season.
Posts Tagged ‘butterflies’
How does the amount of food monarch larvae receive affect their wing size and coloration?
A sensor that monitors oyster health and the one gene that allows tricky mimicry in swallowtails.
By studying the genomes of various Heliconius butterfly species, Academy research Durrell Kapan and his colleagues can see the rate of evolutionary change in the genus.
How do monarch butterflies know when to head north? Temperature!
How does mimicry work in butterflies? Academy researcher Durrell Kapan and his colleagues have found the answer in the butterfly’s genome.
The recently sequenced monarch genome explains much about their migration.
New research into butterfly behavior shows gender roles can be reversed, given the right circumstances.
How do monarch butterflies know where to migrate year after year? In Spanish with English subtitles.