Probably the most beautiful butterfly in the world. Euselasia jigginsi is a riodinid endemic to the dry forests of south eastern Ecuador. Thanks to Keith Willmott for the photo (and the name).
Our paper in Journal of Evolutionary Biology was featured on the cover. See here for the journal cover art gallery. C. Estrada and C. D. Jiggins, “Interspecific sexual attraction because of convergence in warning colouration: is there a conflict between natural and sexual selection in mimetic species?,” Journal of Evolutionary Biology, vol. 21, iss. 3, […]
Our Plos Biology paper describing comparative mapping of patterning genes between Heliconius species was covered by the Daily Telegrah and GLOBO in Brazil.
Our paper in Nature about hybrid speciation in H. heurippa has been widely covered in the media. Here are a few links to some of the stories: New Scientist , The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian , the BBC News web site, Frankfurter Allgemaine Zeitung, a nice article by Carl Zimmer and another on Science Now. […]