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

894 result(s)
Category: Monarch research, Resource use
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Ramsay GW. 1964. Food of monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus [L.] ) larvae in New Zealand. Tuatara 12: 154-155.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Urquhart FA. 1964. Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) migration studies - autumnal movement. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 95: 23.

Category: Monarch research, Environmental performance
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Petersen B. 1964. Humidity, darkness, and gold spots as possible factors in pupal duration of monarch butterflies. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 18: 230-232.

Category: Monarch research, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Petersen B. 1964. Monarch butterflies are eaten by birds. Journal of Lepidopterist's Society 18: 165-169.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Hirumi H, Maramorosch K. 1964. Tissue culture of monarch butterfly Anosia plexippus. Contributions from Boyce Thompson Institute 22: 259-&.

Category: Monarch research, Overwinter dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1964
Ramsay GW. 1964. Overwintering swarms of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus (L.)) in new zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 3: 10.

Category: Monarch research, Resource use
Type: Article
Year: 1963
Wise KAJ. 1963. Food-Plants of 'Monarch' Butterfly Larvae. Tuatara 11: 81-82.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1962
Brower LP. 1962. Evidence for interspecific competition in natural-populations of Monarch and Queen butterflies, Danaus-plexippus and D. gilippus Berenice in South Central Florida. Ecology 43: 549-552.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1961
Brower LP. 1961. Experimental analyses of egg cannibalism in the Monarch and Queen butterflies, Danaus plexippus and D. gilippus berenice. Physiological Zoology: 287.

Category: Monarch research, Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 1961
Brower LP. 1961. Studies on migration of monarch butterfly. 1. Breeding populations of Danaus plexippus and D. gilippus Berenice in South Central Florida. Ecology 42: 76-83.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1961
Ehrlich PR, Davidson SE. 1961. The Internal Anatomy of the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus Plexippus L.(Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae): Natural History Museum of Stanford University.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Book Chapter
Year: 1960
Urquhart FA. 1960. Adult. Pages 140-177. The Monarch Butterfly. University of Toronto Press.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Book Chapter
Year: 1960
Urquhart FA. 1960. Migration. Pages 252-321. The Monarch Butterfly. University of Toronto Press.

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Book Chapter
Year: 1960
Urquhart FA. 1960. General Considerations. Pages 178-251. The Monarch Butterfly. University of Toronto Press.

Category: Commentary or review
Type: Book Chapter
Year: 1960
Urquhart FA. 1960. Milkweed. Pages 3-12. The Monarch Butterfly. University of Toronto Press.

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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.