Aline Verdon
Publications 2
#1Nicolas MargrafH-Index: 9
#2Aline VerdonH-Index: 2
Last.Russell E. NaisbitH-Index: 17
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The challenge in defining conservation units so that they represent evolutionary entities has been to combine both genetic properties and ecological significance. Here we make use of the complexity of the European Alps, with their genetic landscape shaped by geographical barriers and postglacial colonization, to examine the correlation between ecological and genetic divergence. Montane species, because of the fragmentation of their present habitat, constitute extreme cases in which to test if ge...
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#1Aline VerdonH-Index: 2
#2Nicolas MargrafH-Index: 9
Last.Russell E. NaisbitH-Index: 17
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Choosing the plant on which to lay their eggs is the last act of care that most female herbivorous insects bestow upon their offspring. These decisions play a pivotal role in insect - plant interactions, placing host preference under strong selection and contributing to the diversity of phytophagous insects as one of the first traits to adapt to new hosts. 2. This study presents a test of whether extreme isolation and exposure to different host plants can produce intra-specific divergence in ovi...
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