We just got back from a week of fieldwork in the Darien, Panama. Highly successful, in large part due to the help of our excellent Wounaan assistants and guides, Vicente and Abiel. Here is Grace, Vicente, Nicola, Abiel and Chris in the village of Puerto Lara. Oh, and the baker on the left (where did […]
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Congratulations to Anna and Rod who just got married and I’m really sorry I missed it. Looks like it was great fun…
Mimetic races of Heliconius erato (left) and Heliconius melpomene (right) from the Tarapoto area of Peru.
Laura Ferguson has just published a paper in Evolution and Development showing that pigmentation synthesis genes are expressed in spatially restricted patterns in the developing butterfly wing corresponding to adult warning patterns. With a previous paper by our collaborator Bob Reed, this provides some of the first comparative expression data for mimetic butterflies – showing […]