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

915 result(s)
Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1980
Pan ML. 1980. Ecdysterone and vitellogenin synthesis in the monarch butterfly. American Zoologist 20: 902-902.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1980
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1980. Migration studies of the monarch butterfly in North America. Research reports-National Geographic Society.

Category: Monarch research, Evolution/range
Type: Article
Year: 1980
Clarke CA, Rothschild M. 1980. A new mutant of Danaus plexippus ssp. erippus (Cramer). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 34: 224.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1980
Seiber JN, Tuskes PM, Brower LP, Nelson CJ. 1980. Pharmacodynamics of some individual milkweed cardenolides fed to larvae of the monarch butterfly (Danaus-plexippus L). Journal of Chemical Ecology 6: 321-339.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Jeffords MR, Sternburg JG, Waldbauer GP. 1979. Batesian mimicry - field demonstration of the survival value of pipevine swallowtail and monarch color patterns. Evolution 33: 275-286.

Category: Monarch research, Overwinter dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Calvert WH, Hedrick LE, Brower LP. 1979. Mortality of the monarch butterfly (Danaus-plexippus L) - avian predation at 5 overwintering sites in Mexico. Science 204: 847-851.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Dores RM, Dallmann SH, Herman WS. 1979. Regulation of post-eclosion and post-feeding diuresis in the monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus. Journal of Insect Physiology 25: 895-901.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Gibo DL, Pallett MJ. 1979. Soaring flight of monarch butterflies, Danaus-plexippus (Lepidoptera, Danaidae), during the late summer migration in southern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 57: 1393-1401.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Lessman CA. 1979. Enhancement of juvenile-hormone (JH) degradation by flight and heat in adult monarchs. American Zoologist 19: 915-915.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Pan ML. 1979. Juvenile-hormone, ecdysterone and vitellogenin production in the monarch butterfly. American Zoologist 19: 916-916.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1979. Aberrant autumnal migration of the eastern population of the monarch butterfly, Danaus p plexippus (Lepidoptera, Danaidae) as it relates to the occurrence of strong westerly winds. Canadian Entomologist 111: 1281-1286.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1979. Breeding areas and overnight roosting locations in the northern range of the monarch butterfly (Danaus-plexippus-plexippus) with a summary of associated migratory routes. Canadian Field-Naturalist 93: 41-47.

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Urquhart FA. 1979. Conservation areas for the eastern population of the monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus-plexippus, (Lepidoptera, Danaidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 110: 109-109.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1979. Vernal migration of the monarch butterfly (Danaus-plexippus p Lepidoptera, Danaidae) in north-america from the overwintering site in the neo-volcanic plateau of Mexico. Canadian Entomologist 111: 15-18.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1979
Schmidt-Koenig K. 1979. Directions of migrating monarch butterflies (Danaus-plexippus, Danaidae, Lepidoptera) in some parts of the eastern-United-States. Behavioural Processes 4: 73-78.

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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.