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monarch migration
2014-10-02 07:38:01

Each year, millions of monarch butterflies set off on their 3,000-mile migration. Though there are species of Monarch butterflies throughout the world, only those in North America undertake such a miraculous migration.

A Single Gene Controls Wing Mimicry In Butterflies
2014-03-05 14:04:36

A single gene regulates the complex wing patterns, colors and structures required for mimicry in swallowtail butterflies

Butterflies Offer Insights Into Evolution
2013-10-31 16:39:31

A new study of butterflies found that it’s genetically easier to spin off into a new species than it may have once been thought, even if the two species remain close and interbreed with one another.

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2009-11-06 07:12:10

Breaking up may actually not be hard to do, say scientists who've found a population of tropical butterflies that may be on its way to a split into two distinct species.


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