Anurag A Agrawal
Princeton University Press
Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic journeying. In Monarchs and Milkweed, Anurag Agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed--a toxic plant named for the sticky white substance...
University of California Press
"The intimate associations between plants and the insects that eat them have helped define and shape both groups for millions of years. This volume is a treatment of the evolutionary biology of herbivorous insects, including their relationships with host plants and natural enemies. Its chapters focus on the dynamic relationships between insects and plants from the standpoint of evolutionary change at different levels of biological organization The...