Demographic consequences of discrimination among conspecific host plants by Battus philenor butterflies.


Journal Article

Discrimination has no detectable effect on larval growth rates or on predispersal mortality but does appear to enhance larval survival by increasing larval size at dispersal. The effects of discrimination among conspecific hosts on larval survival are similar in magnitude to analogous effects of discrimination between host species.-from Authors

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rausher, MD; Papaj, DR

Published Date

  • January 1, 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 64 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1402 - 1410

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-9658

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2307/1937494

Citation Source

  • Scopus