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Scientific Bibliography : Monarch Ecology


Archer-Lock, A. 1981. The Monarch:Danaus plexippus Linn. in England, 1981 [with additional notes by F. H. N. Smith, J. Hedges, S. H. Church & G. T. Foggitt]. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 93:199-202

Borkin, S. S. 1982. Notes on shifting distribution patterns and survival of immature Danaus plexippus (Lepidoptera: Danaidae) on the food plant Asclepias syriaca. Great Lakes Entomologist (East Lansing) 15:199-206 [Keywords: ecology, distribution, mortality, larval dispersal]

Bretherton, R. F., Chalmers-Hunt, J. M. 1982. The monarch or milkweed butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) in 1981. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 94:81-87 & 141-146

Brower, L. P. 1995. Understanding and misunderstanding the migration of the monarch butterfly (Nymphalidae) in North America: 1857-1995. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 49:304-385 [Keywords: migration, overwintering, history of monarch research, open questions, Mexico]

Burton, J. F., French, R. A. 1969. Monarch butterflies coinciding with American passerines in Britain and Ireland in 1968. British Birds (London) 62:493-496

Calvert, W. H., Brower, L. P. 1986. The location of monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus L.) overwintering colonies in Mexico in relation to topography and climate. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 40:164-187 [Keywords: conservation biology, overwintering, temperature, Mexico, ecology, microclimate]

Collenette, C. L. 1925. The present status of Danaida plexippus in the Pacific islands. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 61:198-202

Common, L. F. B., Waterhouse, D. F. 1982. Butterflies of Australia. Sydney: Angus and Robertson Publishers, 434 pp.

Davenport, K. 1983. Geopgraphic distribution and checklist of the butterflies of Kern County, California. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37:46-69

Dell, B. 1974. Observations on the wanderer butterfly in western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 12:172-177

Dey, D. 1995. A sighting of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L. in West Sussex. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 107:99 [Keywords: anecdotal, UK, Europe]

Distant, W. L. 1877. The geographical distribution of Danais archippus. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1877:93-104

Douglas, M. M., Grula, J. 1978. Thermoregulatory adaptations allowing ecological range expansion by the pierid butterfly, Nathalis iole. Evolution 32:776-783

Dudley, R., Adler, G. H. 1996. Biogeography of milkweed butterflies (Nymphalidae, Danainae) and mimetic patterns on tropical Pacific archipelagos. Journal of the Linnean Society 57:317-326

Edwards, P. J. 1984. Monarchs resident in Spain (Danaus plexippus (L.). Proceedings and Transactions of the British Entomological and Natural History Society (Minster-in-Sheppey) 17:84

Edwards, P. J. 1988. Monarchs resident in Spain. British Journal of Entomology and Natural History (Minster-in-Sheppey) 1:59-60

Fales, J. H. 1984. Spring occurrence of the monarch butterfly in Maryland. Maryland Entomologist 2:76-79

Ferguson, D. C., Hilburn, D. J., Wright, B. 1991. The lepidoptera of Bermuda: their food plants, biogeography, and means of dispersal. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 158:3-8, 67-84 [Keywords: feeding, distribution, biogeography, dispersal]

Frohawk, F. W. 1916. Anoisa plexippus in Ireland. Entomologist (London) 49:285-286

Gibbs, G. W. 1980. New Zealand butterflies: identification and natural history 207 pp., 194 colour figs. Auckland.

Hessel, S. A. 1969. Monarch observations in Mid-Town and Lower Manhattan, New York City. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 23:254

Hillaby, J. 1968. Year of the Monarch. New Scientist (London) 40:425

Holloway, J. D. 1973. Monarch butterflies in Australia. Animals 15:302-303

Holloway, J. D. 1982. Further notes on the lepidoptera of Norfolk Island, with particular reference to migrant species. Journal of Natural History 16:351-365

Holloway, J. D., Peters, J. V. 1976. The butterflies of New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands. Journal of Natural History 10:273-318

Holt White, A. E. 1894. The butterflies and moths of Teneriffe xii + 108 pp. 4 pls. London.

Howe, W. H. 1975. The butterflies of North America north of Mexico New York: Doubleday and Co. xiii + 633 pp.

Johnson, C. G. 1969. Migration and dispersal of insects by flight London:. xxii + 763 pp.

Jones, R. E. 1977. Movement patterns and the egg distributions of cabbage butterflies. Journal of Animal Ecology 46:195-212

Judd, W. W. 1963. Butterflies of Dunn Township, Ontario. Ontario Field Biologist (Toronto) 17:1-14

Klots, A. B. 1951. A field guide to the butterflies of North America, east of the Great Plains. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 349 pp.

Knill-Jones, S. A., Angell, B. J. 1996. Exotic and rare migrant butterflies recorded on the isle of Wight during 1995. Ent. Rec. & J. Var. 108:143-144

Koch, L. E. 1971. The Wanderer butterfly in western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 12:25-27

Koch, L. E. 1973. Wanderer butterfly sightings in Western Australia. Western Australian Naturalist 12:115

Krivda, W. V. 1967. The Monarch butterfly (Danaidae) in northern Saskatchewan. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 21:31-32

Kurosawa, Y. 1972. What is the native place of the Monarch found in Japan? Nat. Sci. and Museum, Tokyo 39:62-68

Longstaff, G. B. 1912. Butterfly-hunting in many lands London:. xx + 729 pp.

Malcolm, S. B., Brower, L. P. 1987. White monarchs. Antenna 11:2-3

Marks, E. N. 1963. The first record of Danaus plexippus L. from Australia. Journal of the Entomological Society of Queensland 2:8

Miskin, W. H. 1871. Occurrence of Danais archippus in Queensland. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 8:17

Nicholson, C. 1935. Danaus plexippus L. in the British Isles. Entomologist (London) 68:245-251, 269-273

Nicholson, C. 1939. Danaus plexippus in Holland. Entomologist (London) 72:109

Observations of monarch butterflies Danaus plexippus in France during fall, 1995 (Lepidoptera, Rhopalocera). Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique de France (1995). 11:440

Opler, P. A., Krizek, G. O. 1984. Butterflies east of the Great Plains: An illustrated natural history. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 273 pp.

Pyle, R. M. 1981. The Audubon Society field guide to North American butterflies. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 916

Sazuki, Y., Zalucki, M. P. 1986. The influence of sex ratio on female dispersal in Danaus plexippus (L.) (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 25:31-35 [Keywords: behavior, reproduction, feeding, dispersal, sex ratio]

Scheermeyer, E. 1985. Some factors affecting the distribution of Euploea core corinna (W. S. Macleay) (Lepidoptera: Danainae). Australian Journal of Zoology (Melbourne) 33:339-348

Scudder, S. H., Gulick, L. H. 1875. The introduction of Danaida plexippus into the Pacific islands. Psyche (Cambridge) 1:81-84

Shapiro, A. M. 1970. The role of sexual behavior in density-related dispersal of pierid butterflies. American Naturalist 104:367-372

Shepardson, L. 1914. The butterfly trees San Francisco:. 32 pp.

Slade, B. E. 1995. The Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L. in Somerset. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 107:99 [Keywords: anecdotal, UK, Europe]

Smithers, C. N. 1977. Seasonal distribution and breeding status of Danaus plexippus (L.) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Australia. Journal of the Australian Entomology Society 16:175-184

Sokoloff, P. 1994. A sighting of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L. in Kent. Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 106:248 [Keywords: sighting, anecdotal, England]

Suzuki, Y., Zalucki, M. P. 1986. The influence of sex ratio on female disperal in Danaus plexippus (L.) (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 25:31-35 [Keywords: mating behavior, reproduction, sex, dispersal, mark recapture]

Tapia Dominguez, P. 1982. Danaus chrysippus (L.)y D. plexippus (L.) en la provincia de Malaga. Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia (Madrid) 10:274

Toft, S. 1980. First Danish record of the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus Linne) (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Entomologiske Meddelelser 47:115-116

Urquhart, F. A. 1970. Fluctuation in the numbers of the Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) in North America. Atalanta (Munnerstadt) 3:104-114

Urquhart, F. A. 1976. Found at last: the Monarch's winter home. National Geographic Magazine (Washington) 150:160-173

Urquhart, F. A. 1978. Monarch migration studies. News of the Lepidopterists' Society 1978:3-4 [Keywords: anecdotal history]

Vane-Wright, R. I. 1978. Ecology and evolution [meeting report]. Antenna 2:47-48

Vane-Wright, R. I. 1987. Dick Vane-Wright replies...[Reply to Malcolm and Brower]. Antenna 11:3

Walker, J. J. 1886. Anoisa plexippus. L. (Danais archippus. F.): a study in geographical distribution. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 22:217-224

Walker, J. J. 1914. The geographical distribution of Danaida plexippus, L. (Danais archippus, F.) with special reference to its recent migrations. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 50:181-193, 233-237

Wiklund, C., Ahrberg, C. 1978. Host plants, nectar source plants, and habitat selection of males and females of Anthocharis cardamines (Lepidoptera). Oikos (Copenhagen) 31:169-183

Wise, K. A. J. 1980. Monarch butterfly dispersal in New Zealand. Records of the Auchland Institute and Museum 17:157-173

Wynne-Edwards, V. C. 1962. Animal dispersion in relation to social behaviour. Edinburgh & London. 653 pp.

Young, A. M. 1974. Some differences between temperate and tropical populations of monarch (D. plexippus) and queen (D. gilippus) butterflies (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Entomol. News, Philadelphia 85:116-126

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