smoke and butterflies?

Michael Gochfeld gochfeld at
Wed Sep 22 17:27:41 EDT 1999

With regard to the effect of smoke on butterflies
Semjase wrote:
> >
> The problem is what does it really do to the butterflies.  We really don't know what they experience or are we able to follow up on sequelae after exposure!
> S.

I can't imagine that there are many places in tropical America or Asia
(or perhaps in Alaska) where there is enough baseline data on butterfly
populations (or behavior) to allow an assessment of the impact of smoke
(or any other event for that matter). 

M. Gochfeld

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