Viral exposure effects on life-history, flight-related traits, and wing melanisation in the Glanville fritillary butterfly

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Woestmann, Luisa; Gibbs, Melanie; Hesketh, Helen; Saastamoinen, Marjo;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: Journal of Insect Physiology, volume 107, pages 136-143 (issn: 0022-1910, eissn: 1879-1611)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.03.009, pmc: PMC5971209
  • Subject: FLIGHT | INFECTION | MELITAEA CINXIA | 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology | NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS | GENE-EXPRESSION | MELANISATION | L-DISPAR | Article | IMMUNE CHALLENGE | MEALWORM BEETLE | PARARGE-AEGERIA | BACULOVIRUS | IMMUNE RESPONSE | Biology and Microbiology | DEVELOPMENTAL RESISTANCE | TENEBRIO-MOLITOR | Ecology and Environment | Zoology
    mesheuropmc: viruses | animal structures | fungi

Infections represent a constant threat for organisms and can lead to substantial fitness losses. Understanding how individuals, especially from natural populations, respond towards infections is thus of great importance. Little is known about immunity in the Glanville f... View more