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Camouflage and selective predation in caterpillars of the poplar and eyed hawkmoths (Laothoe populi and Smerinthus ocellata)


, : Camouflage and selective predation in caterpillars of the poplar and eyed hawkmoths (Laothoe populi and Smerinthus ocellata). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 424: 467-480


Accession: 002042255

DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.1991.tb00575.x

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