The importance of trans-generational effects in Lepidoptera

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Woestmann, Luisa; Saastamoinen, Marjo;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: Current Zoology,volume 62,issue 5,pages489-499 (issn: 1674-5507, eissn: 2396-9814)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5804281, doi: 10.1093/cz/zow029
  • Subject: LARVAL FOOD LIMITATION | moth | HOST-PLANT | 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology | offspring quality | maternal effect | plasticity | PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY | PREDICTIVE ADAPTIVE RESPONSES | SPECIALIST MARINE HERBIVORE | BUTTERFLY BICYCLUS-ANYNANA | LIFE-HISTORY TRAITS | butterfly | paternal effect | POPULATION-DYNAMICS | GYPSY-MOTH LEPIDOPTERA | Articles | OVIPOSITION-SITE CHOICE
    mesheuropmc: fungi

The importance of trans-generational effects in shaping an individuals' phenotype and fitness, and consequently even impacting population dynamics is increasingly apparent. Most of the research on trans-generational effects still focuses on plants, mammals, and birds. I... View more