Battus philenor question

Pierre A Plauzoles ae779 at
Sat Feb 20 11:26:30 EST 1999

In a previous article, nottke at (nottke) says:

>In a previous item Pierre Plauzoles wrote;
>>Equally strange is the fact that Aristolochia elegans is toxic to many
>>areas' B >philenor larvae.  I have, however, heard that some do OK on it.
>>Whether the
>>latter is true or not, I don't know.
>If indeed, A elegans is toxic to B philenor in some locales, is it the
>larvae that are occasionally tolerant of always toxic A elegans, or is it
>that all larvae are intolerant, but that the toxicity of A elegans varies
>with locale?

I haven't the foogiest idea.  Ask Dr Emmel or someone else at U of F 
Pierre Plauzoles   ae779 at
Canoga Park, California

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