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Scientific Bibliography : Monarch Genetics

Berthold, P., Wiltschko, W., Miltenberger, H., Querner, U. 1990. Genetic transmission of migratory behavior into a nonmigratory bird population. Experientia (Basel) 46:107-108 [Keywords: migration behavior, heritability, birds, vertebrates, behavioral genetics]

Brower, A. V. Z., Boyce, T. M. 1991. Mitochondrial DNA variation in monarch butterflies. Evolution 45:1281-1286 [Keywords: genetics, genetic differentiation, intraspecific phylogeny, population structure]

Carter, P. A., Hughes, J. M., Zalucki, M. P. 1989. Genetic variation in a continuously breeding population of Danaus plexippus L.: An examination of heterozygosity at four loci in relation to activity times. Heredity (Oxford) 63:191-194 [Keywords: genetics, activity levels]

Eanes, W. F. 1976. Genetic structure and genetic organization in the Monarch butterfly. 147 pp. [Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, State University of New York].

Eanes, W. F. 1978. Morphological variance and enzyme heterozygosity in the monarch butterfly. Nature (London) 276:263-264 [Keywords: genetics, heterozygosity, morphology]

Eanes, W. F. 1979. The monarch butterfly as a paradigm of genetic structure in a highly dispersive species. In Movement of highly mobile insects: Concepts and methodology in research, eds. R. L. Rabb and G. G. Kennedy, 88-102. Raleigh: North Carolina State Unversity.

Eanes, W. F., Koehn, R. K. 1978. An analysis of genetic structure in the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L. Evolution 32:784-797 [Keywords: genetic structure, population structure, mating patterns]

Ford, E. B. 1953. The genetics of polymorphism in the Lepidoptera. Advances In Genetics 5:43-87

Ford, E. B. 1975. Ecological genetics (4th edition) xx + 442 pp., 18 pls. Lond.

Hughes, J. M., Zalucki, M. P. 1984. Genetic variation in a continuously breeding population of Danaus plexippus L. (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Heredity (Oxford) 52:1-7 [Keywords: genetics, genetic differentiation, Australia]

Hughes, J. M., Zalucki, M. P. 1993. The relationship between the Pgi Locus and the ability to fly at low temperatures in the monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus. Biochemical Genetics (New York) 31:521-532 [Keywords: physiology, flight, temperature, genetics, sex differences]

Kitching, I. J. 1985. Allozyme variation in the milkweed butterflies (Lepidoptera: Danainae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (London) 86:367-389 [Keywords: genetics, genetic variation, allozymes, electrophoresis, population structure]

Maeki, K., Remington, C. L. 1961. Studies of the chromosomes of North American Rhopalocera 3. Lycaenidae, Danainae, Satyrinae, Morphinae. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 14:127-147

Murty, A. S., Rao, N. N. 1977. Smear technique for studying lepidopteran chromosomes. Stain Technology 52:177-178

Oberhauser, K. S., Cansler, D., Feitl, A. 1996. Genetics of a "zebra" pigment mutation in the larvae of Danaus plexippus L. (Nymphalidae: Danainae). Lepidopterists' Society Journal 50:237-

Robinson, R. 1971. Lepidoptera genetics Oxford:. ix + 687 pp.

Sheppard, P. M. 1959. The evolution of mimicry; a problem in ecology and genetics. Cold Sping Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology 24:131-140

Sheppard, P. M. 1975. Natural selection and heredity [4th edition]. London:. 239 pp.

Singer, M. C. 1982. Sexual selection for small size in male butterflies. American Naturalist 119:440-443

Smith, D. A. S. 1975. Genetics of some polymorphic forms of the African butterfly Danaus chrysippus L. (Lepidoptera: Danaidae). Entomologica Scandinavica 6:134-144

Smith, D. A. S. 1976. Evidence for autosomal meiotic drive in the butterfly Danaus chrysippus L. Heredity (Oxford) 36:139-142

Smith, D. A. S. 1980. Heterosis, epistasis and linkage disequilibrium in a wild population of the polymorphic butterfly Danaus chrysippus (L.). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (London) 69:87-109

Smith, D. A. S. 1981. Heterozygous advantage expressed through sexual selection in a polymorphic African butterfly. Nature (London) 289:17-175

Stimson, J., Meyers, L. 1984 [1985]. Inheritance and frequency of a color polymorphism in Danaus plexippus (lepidoptera: Danaidae) on Ohahu [sic], Hawaii. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 23:153-160

Thornhill, R., Alcock, J. 1983. Sexual selection and the evolution of insect mating systems. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 547 pp.

Watt, W. B., Cartar, P. A., Donohue, K. 1986. Females' choice of "good genotypes" as mates is promoted by an insect mating system. Science (Washington) 233:1187-1190 [Keywords: behavior, reproduction, mating, female choice, good genes, PGI]

Zalucki, M. P., Hughes, J. M., Arthur, J. M. 1993. Seasonal variation at four loci in a continuously breeding population of Danaus plexippus L. Heredity (Oxford) 70:205-213 [Keywords: genetics, seasonal genetic variation]

Zalucki, M. P., Hughes, J. M., Carter, P. A. 1987. Genetic variation in Danaus plexippus L.: Habitat selection of differences in activity times? Heredity (Oxford) 59:213-221 [Keywords: genetics, habitat selection, activity times, Australia]

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