butterfly-plant coevolution

Daniel Glaeske, MD glaeske.md at sk.sympatico.ca
Sat Jan 12 13:24:24 EST 2002

Patrick Foley wrote:

> 2) Janz and Nylin reconstruct the ancestral host plant as perhaps
> Fabaceae or at least a Rosid. (This point was made by Scott 1986 also).
> What about all those primitive Papilionids that eat primitive
> Angiosperms?
IIRC, Baronia brevicornis feeds on Acacia, a close relative of the 

Daniel Glaeske,
St. Victor, SK


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