Contributions to Zoology, 82 (1) – 2013Andrea Grill; Andrea Cerny; Konrad Fiedler: Hot summers, long life: egg laying strategies of Maniola butterflies are affected by geographic provenance rather than adult diet

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This work had been funded through an Elise-Richter grant from the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) to Andrea Grill. We thank Elena Haeler, Claudia Huber, Sabine Fischer, Carol Resch and Léon Raijmann for help with the rearing of Maniola butterflies and three anonymous referees for their comments.

Received: 9 August 2012

Revised and accepted: 18 December 2012

Published online: 28 February 2013

Editor: J.C. Biesmeijer