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: Population dynamics, Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Article
Year: 2016
Cary SJ, DeLay LS. MONARCH BUTTERFLY (DANAUS PLEXIPPUS) IN NEW MEXICO AND A PROPOSED FRAMEWORK FOR ITS CONSERVATION.

Category: Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 2016
Inamine H, Ellner SP, Springer JP, Agrawal AA. Linking the continental migratory cycle of the monarch butterfly to understand its population decline. Oikos. 2016 Apr 1.

Category: Environmental performance, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 2016
McKay AF, Ezenwa VO, Altizer S. Unravelling the Costs of Flight for Immune Defenses in the Migratory Monarch Butterfly. Integrative and comparative biology. 2016 Jun 2:icw056.

Category: Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Book Chapter
Year: 2016
Larson BM, Barr S. The Flights of the Monarch Butterfly: Between In Situ and Ex Situ Conservation. In Animal Ethics in the Age of Humans 2016 (pp. 355-368). Springer International Publishing.

Category: Environmental performance, Natural enemies, Physiology/behavior, Resource use
Type: Article
Year: 2016
Tao L, Hoang KM, Hunter MD, de Roode JC. Fitness costs of animal medication: anti‐parasitic plant chemicals reduce fitness of monarch butterfly hosts. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2016 Jun 1.

Category: Habitat
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Griffiths J, Villablanca F. 2015. Managing Monarch Butterfly Overwintering Groves: Making Room among the Eucalyptus. California Fish and Game, 101:40-50.

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Kronforst MR. 2015. Exploring the Molecular Basis of Monarch Butterfly Color Pattern Variation. Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research 28:127-130.

Category: Physiology/behavior, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Pan H, Yang X., Bidne K., Hellmich RL, Siegfried BD, Zhou X. 2015. Selection of Reference Genes for RT-qPCR Analysis in the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus (L.), a Migrating Bio-Indicator. PLoS ONE, 10: e0129482.

Category: Migration
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Slager BH, Malcolm SB. 2015. Evidence for Partial Migration in the Southern Monarch Butterfly, Danaus erippus, in Bolivia and Argentina. Biotropica 47: 355-362.

Category: Migration, Physiology/behavior, Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Morris GM, Kline C, Morris SM. 2015. Status of Danaus Plexippus Population in Arizona. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 69: 91-107.

Category: Physiology/behavior, Resource use, Hostplant biology
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Robertson GF, Zalucki MP, Paine TD. 2015. Larval Host Choice of the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) on Four Native California Desert Milkweed Species. Journal of Insect Behavior 25(5):582-592

Category: GMO/toxins
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Krischik V, Rogers M, Gupta G, Varshney A. Soil-Applied Imidacloprid Translocates to Ornamental Flowers and Reduces Survival of Adult Coleomegilla maculata, Harmonia axyridis, and Hippodamia convergens Lady Beetles, and Larval Danaus plexippus and Vanessa cardui Butterflies. PloS one. 2015 Mar 23;10(3):e0119133.

Category: Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Sternberg ED, Roode JC, Hunter MD. Trans‐generational parasite protection associated with paternal diet. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2015 Jan 1;84(1):310-21.

Category: Physiology/behavior, Resource use
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Cepero LC, Rosenwald LC, Weiss MR. 2015. The Relative Importance of Flower Color and Shape for the Foraging Monarch Butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 28(4):499-511 DOI:10.1007/s10905-015-9519-z

Category: Migration
Type: Article
Year: 2015
Rivera-Flores MA, González-Gómez R, Luna-Soria H, García-Rubio OR. 2015. Using Citizen-Monitoring to Define the Migration Route of Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus (L.) 1, in the State of Guanajuato. Southwestern Entomologist 40: 233-236.

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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.