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

979 result(s)
Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1972
Brower LP, Williams.Kl, McEvoy PB, Flannery MA. 1972. Variation in cardiac glycoside content of monarch butterflies from natural populations in eastern North America. Science 177: 426-&.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1972
Urquhart FA. 1972. The effect of micro-cauterizing alppm (gold-spot of authors) of pupa of monarch butterfly, Danaus p. plexippus (Lepidoptera - Danaidae). Canadian Entomologist 104: 991-&.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1972
Brower LP. 1972. Ecological chemistry of palatability cardiac glycoside spectrum in monarch butterflies, Danaus-plexippus, and Asclepias milkweeds. American Zoologist 12: 712-713.

Category: Monarch research, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 1972
Kingsley VV. 1972. Persistence of intestinal bacteria in developmental stages of monarch butterfly (Danaus-plexippus). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 20: 51-&.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1972
Urquhart FA. 1972. Epidermal cells of ppm (gold spots) of pupa of monarch butterfly, Danaus p plexippus (Lepidoptera-Danaidae). Canadian Entomologist 104: 1565-&.

Category: Monarch research, Migration
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Cenedell, RJ 1971. Lipids of female monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus, during fall migration. Insect Biochemistry 1: 244-&.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Pan ML, Wyatt GR. 1971. Yolk protein synthesis and its hormonal control in monarch butterfly, Danaus-plexippus. American Zoologist 11: 680-&.

Category: Monarch research, Environmental performance
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Kammer AE. 1971. Influence of acclimation temperature on shivering behavior of butterfly Danaus-plexippus (L). Zeitschrift Fur Vergleichende Physiologie 72: 364-&.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Herman WS, Barker JF. 1971. Reproductive endocrinology of Danaus-plexippus. American Zoologist 11: 645-&.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Slansky F, Jr. 1971. Danaus plexippus (Nymphalidae) attacking Red-winged Blackbird Field Note. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 25: 294.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1971
Pan ML, Wyatt GR. 1971. Juvenile hormone induces vitellogenin synthesis in monarch butterfly. Science 174: 503-&.

Category: Monarch research, Natural enemies
Type: Article
Year: 1970
McLaughlin RE, Myers J. 1970. Ophryocystis elektroscirrha sp. n., a Neogregarine Pathogen of the Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus (L.) and the Florida Queen Butterfly D. gilippus berenice Cramer1. The Journal of Protozoology 17: 300.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1970
Urquhart FA, Tang APS. 1970. Effect of cauterizing the PPM ("gold spots" of authors) of the pupa of the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus). J Res Lepidoptera. 9 (3) 157-167.

Category: Other
Type: Article
Year: 1970
Brower LP, Williams.Kl, Flannery MA, Uman HM. 1970. Quantitative assay for cardiac glycosides in monarch butterfly and its milkweed foodplants. American Zoologist 10: 540-&.

Category: Monarch research, Physiology/behavior
Type: Article
Year: 1970
Nordlander RH, Edwards JS. 1970. Postembryonic brain development in the monarch butterfly,Danaus plexippus plexippus L. Wilhelm Roux' Archiv fur Entwicklungsmechanik der Organismen 164: 247.

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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.