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New Study Uncovers Secrets Behind Butterfly Wing Patterns

October 25, 2007

a Heliconius butterfly The genes that make a fruit fly's eyes red also produce red wing patterns in the Heliconius butterfly found in South and Central America. The findings are from a new study by a University of California - Irvine entomologist. Full Story

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