Journal of Ethology

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 59–61 | Cite as

Male approach to pupae in the yellow butterfly,Eurema hecabe

  • Yoshiomi Kato
  • Tatsuo Nakane
Short Communications


Animal Ecology Male Approach Yellow Butterfly 
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© Japan Ethological Society 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshiomi Kato
    • 1
  • Tatsuo Nakane
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyInternational Christian UniversityTokyoJapan

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