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Boletín Científico. Centro de Museos. Museo de Historia Natural

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Abstract

SALAZAR-E, Julián A. PRELIMINARY NOTE: THE BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH CENTER OF THE AMAZON -CIBA-, IKOZOA FOUNDATION AND COMMENTS ON A MIMETIC RING IN BUTTERFLIES (LEPIDOPTERA: RHOPALOCERA). Bol. Cient. Mus. Hist. Nat. Univ. Caldas [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.2, pp.227-234. ISSN 0123-3068.

This contribution aims to show the existence and activities of the Biological Research Center of the Amazon-CIVA and IKOZOA Foundation for keeping some existing Amazonian ecosystems in Colombia. In addition, some comments about butterflies in the region that have similar wing designs which actually make a highly sophisticated mimicry complex that includes poisonous and non-poisonous species is provided.

Keywords : Amazon; conservation; ecotourism; biodiversity; mimicry; Brasil; Peru.

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