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

882 result(s)
Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Pan ML. 1976. Control of vitellogenin synthesis in monarch butterfly by juvenile hormone. Developmental Biology 54: 127-134.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Urquhart FA. 1976. Alar pocket of male monarch butterfly (Danaus-p-plexippus) (Danaidae-Lepidoptera). Canadian Entomologist 108: 777-782.

Category: Monarch research, Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Etchegaray JB, Nishida T. 1975. Reproductive activity, seasonal abundance and parasitism of monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus (Lepidoptera, Danaidae) in Hawaii. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 22: 33-39.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Mathavan S. 1975. Observation on the mortality of the monarch butterfly Danaus-chrysippus (Linnaeus) infected by Sturmia-convergens (Wiedemann) (Diptera-Tachinidae). Current Science 44: 554-555.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Pliske TE. 1975. Courtship behavior of monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus L. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 68: 143-151.

Category: Monarch research, Environmental performance
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Mathavan S, Pandian TJ. 1975. Effect of temperature on food utilization in monarch butterfly Danaus chrysippus.Oikos 26: 60-64.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Herman WS. 1975. Juvenile-hormone stimulation of tubular and accessory glands in male monarch butterflies. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Physiology 51: 507-510.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Rao NN, Murty AS. 1975. Chromosome number of Danaus-plexippus (Lepidoptera - Danaidae). Current Science 44: 894-895.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Rothschild M, Voneuw J, Reichstein T, Smith DAS, Pierre J. 1975. Cardenolide storage in Danaus-chrysippus (l) with additional notes on D-plexippus (L). Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 190: 1-+.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1975
Brower LP, Glazier SC. 1975. Localization of heart poisons in monarch butterfly. Science 188: 19-25.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1974
Brown JJ, Chippendale, GM. 1974. Migration of monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus-energy-sources. Journal of Insect Physiology 20: 1117-1130.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1974
Bellas TE, Brownlee RG, Silverstein RM. 1974. Isolation, tentative identification, and synthesis studies of the volatile components of the hairpencil secretion of the monarch butterfly. Tetrahedron 30: 2267.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1974
Brower LP, Moffitt CM. 1974. Palatability dynamics of cardenolides in monarch butterfly. Nature 249: 280-283.

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Article
Year: 1973
Gregory J. 1973. Metamorphosis of monarch. Natural History 82: 28-33.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1973
Herman WS. 1973. Endocrine basis of reproductive inactivity in monarch butterflies overwintering in central California. Journal of Insect Physiology 19: 1883-1887.

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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.