Butterflies and Dragonflies Thriving in Warmer Climate By Lightening Their Coats

May 28, 2014 4:37 PM

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Butterflies and Dragonflies Thriving in Warmer Climate By Lightening Their Coats

A team of researchers has discovered that insects in Europe with a lighter color to them actually thrive in a warming climate.

For their study, the multi-institutional team examined butterflies and dragonflies that are lighter than some of their peers, the researchers reported in a press release. Published in the journal Nature Communications, the team found that these insects may already by adapting to global warming.

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