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Research Article

Deimatic Display in the European Swallowtail Butterfly as a Secondary Defence against Attacks from Great Tits

  • Martin Olofsson mail,

    martin.olofsson@zoologi.su.se

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Stephan Eriksson,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Sven Jakobsson,

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Christer Wiklund

    Affiliation: Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

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  • Published: October 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047092

About the Authors

Martin Olofsson, Stephan Eriksson, Sven Jakobsson, Christer Wiklund
Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Email: martin.olofsson@zoologi.su.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MO SE SJ CW. Performed the experiments: MO SE. Analyzed the data: MO SE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MO SE SJ CW. Wrote the paper: MO SE SJ CW.