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

844 result(s)
Category: Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Rendón-Salinas E, Tavera-Alonso G. Forest surface occupied by monarch butterfly hibernation colonies in December 2013. World Wildlife Fund–Mexico report. (2014)

Category: Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2014
DeChello N, Lang A. 2014. The Effects of Scales on Autorotation of Monarch Butterfly Forewings. Bulletin of the American Physical Society, 59.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Cortez-Madrigal H. 2014. Preserving the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus l.), Preserving Natural Enemies of Pest. Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente XX: 247-253.

Category: Habitat
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Manzo-Delgado L, López-García J, Alcántara-Ayala I. 2014. Role of Forest Conservation in Lessening Land Degradation in a Temperate Region: The Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. Journal of Environmental Management 138: 55-66.

Category: Techniques, Habitat
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Chakrabarty S, Pal AK, Dey N, Das D, & Acharjee S. 2014. Foliage area computation using monarch butterfly algorithm. Pages 249-253 in Non Conventional Energy (ICONCE), 2014 1st International Conference on. IEEE.

Category: Monarch research, Population dynamics
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Flockhart DTT, Pichancourt JB, Norris DR, Martin TG. 2014. Unravelling the annual cycle in a migratory animal: breeding-season habitat loss drives population declines of monarch butterflies. Journal of Animal Ecology Online early

Category: Supporting research, Other
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Servin-Garciduenas LE, Sanchez-Quinto A, Martinez-Romero E. 2014. Draft Genome Sequence of Commensalibacter papalotli MX01, a Symbiont Identified from the Guts of Overwintering Monarch Butterflies. Genome Announcements 2:e00128-14

Category: Supporting research, Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Landis TD. 2014. Monarch waystations: propagating native plants to create travel corridors for migrating monarch butterflies. Native Plant Journal 15:5-16.

Category: Supporting research, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Yu Q, Tijssen P. 2014. Iteradensovirus from the Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus plexippus. Genome Announcements 2:e000321-14.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Wason EL, Hunter MD. 2014. Genetic variation in plant volatile emission does not result in differential attraction of natural enemies in the field. Oecologia 174:479-491.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Tao L, Berns AR, Hunter MD. 2013. Why does a good thing become too much? Interactions between foliar nutrients and toxins determine performance of an insect herbivore. Functional Ecology 28:190-196.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Fritzsche AK, Satterfield DA, Altizer SM. 2014. Migratory trade-offs: Do monarch butterflies sacrifice immune defense for lipid storage? Integrative and Comparative Biology 54: E68

Category: Supporting research, Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Diffendorfer JE, Loomis JB, Ries L, Oberhauser K, Lopez-Hoffman L, Semmens D, Semmens B, Butterfield B, Bagstad K, Goldstein J, Wiederholt R, Mattsson B, Thogmartin W. 2013. National Valuation of Monarch Butterflies Indicates an Untapped Potential for Incentive-based Conservation. Conservation Letters 7: 253-262.

Category: Monarch research, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Ismail KS. 2014. Study of bacterial contaminants isolated from adult monarch butterfly Ddanaus plexippus) found on milkweed (Calotropis procera) in the Jazan province of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Science 4: 36.

Category: Supporting research, Conservation/social dimensions
Type: Article
Year: 2014
Vidal O, Lopez-Garcia J, Rendon-Salinas E. 2014. Trends in Deforestation and Forest Degradation after a Decade of Monitoring in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Mexico. Conservation Biology 28: 177-186.

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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.