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Replicated host-race formation in bogus yucca moths: genetic and ecological
 

Summary: Replicated host-race formation in bogus
yucca moths: genetic and ecological
divergence of Prodoxus quinquepunctellus
on yucca hosts
Glenn P. Svensson,
1,2
* David M. Althoff
1
and Olle Pellmyr
1
1
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844-3051
and 2
Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina,
Coker Life Sciences Building, 700 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
ABSTRACT
Goal: Assess host-race formation in certain moths by examining their genetic and ecological
differentiation.
Organisms: Stalk-feeding moths, Prodoxus quinquepunctellus, collected from sympatric
populations of Yucca elata and Y. rostrata in west Texas, USA.

  

Source: Althoff, David M. - Department of Biology, Syracuse University
Pellmyr, Olle - Department of Biological Sciences, University of Idaho

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology