An Edith’s checkerspot butterfly
Genome Spotlight: Edith’s Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha)
A high-quality genome sequence for this versatile insect will likely aid eco-evolutionary research.
Genome Spotlight: Edith’s Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha)
Genome Spotlight: Edith’s Checkerspot Butterfly (Euphydryas editha)

A high-quality genome sequence for this versatile insect will likely aid eco-evolutionary research.

A high-quality genome sequence for this versatile insect will likely aid eco-evolutionary research.

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