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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 378050, 10 pages
Research Article

Foraging Behavior of the Blue Morpho and Other Tropical Butterflies: The Chemical and Electrophysiological Basis of Olfactory Preferences and the Role of Color

1McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
2Center for Medical Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, USDA-ARS, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA

Received 31 October 2011; Revised 9 January 2012; Accepted 18 January 2012

Academic Editor: Russell Jurenka

Copyright © 2012 Alexandra Sourakov et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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