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: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1977
Wensler RJ. 1977. Ultrastructure of indirect flight muscles of monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus (L) with implications for fuel utilization. Acta Zoologica 58: 157-167.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1977
Herman WS, Dallmann SH, Dores RM. 1977. Evidence for a diuretic hormone in monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus. American Zoologist 17: 928-928.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1977
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1977. Overwintering areas and migratory routes of monarch butterfly (Danaus-p-plexippus, Lepidoptera Danaidae) in North-America, with special reference to western population. Canadian Entomologist 109: 1583-1589.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1977
Pan ML. 1977. Synthetic juvenile hormone and larval-pupal transformation in monarch butterfly. American Zoologist 17: 912-912.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Herman WS, Barker JF. 1976. Ecdysterone antagonism, mimicry, and synergism of juvenile hormone action on monarch butterfly reproductive-tract. Journal of Insect Physiology 22: 643-648.

Category: Monarch research, Overwinter dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Hill HF, Wenner AM, Wells PH. 1976. Reproductive behavior in an overwintering aggregation of monarch butterflies. American Midland Naturalist 95: 10-19.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1976. Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) overwintering population in Mexico (Lep. Danaidae). Atalanta (Munnerstadt) 7:56-61.

Category: Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Urquhart FA. 1976. Found at last: The monarch’s winter home. National Geographic Magazine 150: 161-73

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Roeske CN, Seiber JN, Brower LP, Moffitt CM. 1976. Milkweed Cardenolides and Their Comparative Processing by Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.). Pages 93 in Wallace JW, Mansell RL, eds. Biochemical Interaction Between Plants and Insects, Springer U

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, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Edgar JA, Cockrum PA, Frahn JL. 1976. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in Danaus-plexippus L. and Danaus-chrysippus L. Experientia 32: 1535-1537.

Category: Migration, Overwinter dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. The overwintering site of the eastern population of the monarch butterfly (Danaus p. plexippus; Danaidae) in southern Mexico. J. Lepid. Soc. 1976;30:153-8.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Schroeder LA. 1976. Energy, matter and nitrogen-utilization by larvae of monarch butterfly Danaus-plexippus. Oikos 27: 259-264.

Category: Monarch research, Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1976
Urquhart FA, Urquhart NR. 1976. Study of the peninsular Florida populations of the monarch butterfly (Danaus P. plexippus; Danaidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society.

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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.