Library

Welcome to the monarch library! Our goal is to include all peer-reviewed articles on monarch biology with links to sites that will give you the easiest direct access to each article. Please contact leslie.ries@georgetown.edu if you 1) know of an article not included, 2) find a mistake in any of the listed articles, 3) know of a better link to access an article. Thanks! With your help we can provide the most complete, informative access to all papers on monarch biology.

Field Definitions

First author: Last name of the first author
Type: Article or book chapter
Year: Publication year
Source: Journal or book
Category*: Broad scope of the publication.
Research topic (monarch & supporting research only)*: Specific topic.
Geographic focus*: Geographic setting for field studies.
Monitoring data used: Data from monitoring or public data efforts.
* Full list

844 result(s)
Category: Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Catalán AKR. (Online Early.) The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve: An Exemplary Participative Approach? Environmental Development.

Category: Hostplant biology, Environmental performance
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Couture JJ, Serbin SP, Townsend PA. 2015. Elevated Temperature and Periodic Water Stress alter Growth and Quality of Common Milkweed (Asclepias Syriaca) and Monarch (Danaus Plexippus) Larval Performance. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 9: 149-161.

Category: Techniques
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Wang GG, Deb S, Cui Z. 2015. Monarch butterfly optimization. Neural Computing and Applications, 1-20.

Category: Hostplant biology
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Landis TD, Dumroese RK. 2015. Propagating Native Milkweeds for Restoring Monarch Butterfly Habitat. Acta Hortic. (ISHS) 1085: 299-307.

Category: Techniques, Commentary or review
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Ries L, Oberhauser K. 2015. A Citizen Army for Science: Quantifying the Contributions of Citizen Scientists to our Understanding of Monarch Butterfly Biology. BioScience 65: 419-430.

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Hume AN. 2015. Myosin–a monarch of pigment transport? Pigment cell & melanoma research 28: 126-127.

Category: Resource use
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Cutting BT, Tallamy DW. (Online Early). An Evaluation of Butterfly Gardens for Restoring Habitat for the Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Environmental Entomology, nvv111.

Category: Monarch research
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Flockhart DTT, Pichancourt J-B, Norris DR, Martin TG. 2015. Unravelling the annual cycle in a migratory animal: breeding-season habitat loss drives population declines of monarch butterflies. Journal of Animal Ecology 84:155-165.

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Davis AK, Dyer LA. Long-Term Trends in Eastern North American Monarch Butterflies: A Collection of Studies Focusing on Spring, Summer, and Fall Dynamics. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 2015 Aug 5:sav070.

Category: Resource use, Habitat
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Stenoien C, Nail KR, Oberhauser KS. (Online Early.) Habitat Productivity and Temporal Patterns of Monarch Butterfly Egg Densities in the Eastern United States. Annals of the Entomological Society of America.

Category: Supporting research
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Lemoine, NP. 2015. Climate Change May Alter Breeding Ground Distributions of Eastern Migratory Monarchs (Danaus plexippus) via Range Expansion of Asclepias Host Plants. PloS ONE 10: e0118614.

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Gowler CD, Leon KE, Hunter MD, de Roode JC. 2015. Secondary Defense Chemicals in Milkweed Reduce Parasite Infection in Monarch Butterflies, Danaus plexippus. Journal of chemical ecology, 1-4.

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Rodrigues D. (Online Early.) Both associative learning and speed–accuracy trade-off occur in the southern monarch butterfly when visiting flowers. Ethology Ecology & Evolution: 1-12.

Category: GMO/toxins, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Pocius VM, Hilbig BE. Exposure To Endocrine Disrupting Pesticides And Impacts On Parasitic Infection In The Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus. 2011 NCUR Password Protected Papers. 2015 Aug 1.

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Mongue AJ, Ahmed MZ, Tsai MV, de Roode JC. 2015. Testing for cryptic female choice in monarch butterflies. Behavioral Ecology 26: 386-395.

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This database is a work in progress and is likely to contain several omissions and mistakes.
Please contact leslie.ries@georgetown.edu with any additions or corrections.