Contributions to Zoology, 82 (1) – 2013

Hot summers, long life: egg laying strategies of Maniola butterflies are affected by geographic provenance rather than adult diet

Andrea Grill1,2, Andrea Cerny1, Konrad Fiedler1

1.  Department of Tropical Ecology and Animal Biodiversity, University of Vienna, Rennweg 14, A-1030 Vienna, Austria

2. a.grill@univie.ac.at

Keywords: butterfly ecology,oviposition,longevity,Maniola,summer dormancy,nectar amino acids,Nymphalidae.