Mimicry: The hunting of the supergene

Deborah Charlesworth, Brian Charlesworth

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Abstract / Description of output

Mimicry is an example of an adaptation that requires the integration of several components. Genetic characterisation of a mimicry polymorphism in a butterfly reveals the expected suppression of recombination among its components, preventing the production of unfit character combinations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R846-R848
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2011


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