Butterflies as pollinators

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    Jacqui
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    From: sblack@xerces.org
    To: butterflyconservation@xerces.org
    Subject: [ButterflyConservation] Butterfly pollination
    Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:07 -0700

    Hi all: I am looking for studies or antidotal accounts of butterflies as pollinators or of instances of butterflies moving pollen. There seems to be a dearth of information on the role of butterflies and pollination.

    Thanks for any insights or leads.

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    Jacqui
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    Thanks Elizabeth for passing that on.

    Jacqui

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