monarch butterfly

Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), also known as milkweed butterfly, is a member of  Danaidae Family. They are vivid orange with black vein-like markings. Monarch butterflies will only lay their eggs on milkweeds. The milkweed contains a poison that the monarchs use as a defense. They live for about 9 months. On this hub page, you will find reviewed links about Monarch butterflies including their photos and migration reports.
 

The Biogeography of the Monarch Butterfly (Dannaus plexippus) - by David Munro, San Francisco State University Department of Geography.

Danaus plexippus (Monarch Butterfly) - written by Ethan Kane, University of Michigan.

The Migratory Behavior of the Monarch Butterfly - by Karen Hanson, Nicki Nguyen, Hien To.

Butterflies East and West, a book to color - by Paul Opler and Susan Strawn.

Monarch butterfly from K-State Research & Extension, Johnson County Extension

Scientist Comments on Monarch Butterfly Study - by the U.S. Department of State.

Female Monarch Butterfly's Needles Designed for its Survival - by Jules H. Poirier, Institute for Creation Research.

A Monarch Butterfly Lexicon - by Julian Donahue of the Entomology Section at the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum.

Monarch Lab - by the University of Minnesota - St Paul Campus.

Monarch Butterfly by the Canadian Museum of Nature

Monarch Butterfly by Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

Life Cycles: The Monarch Butterfly - from the Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging

Monarch Butterfly by Texas A & M Department Of Entomology

Monarch Butterfly by Exploratorium

Monarch Butterfly by the Nature Conservancy

Monarch butterfly from Ohio History Central

Monarch Butterfly by Rachel Davis

Monarch butterfly from Wildlife Conservation Society

Lesson Plans - The Monarch Butterfly - by Bob Storm, Clarke School for the Deaf, Northampton, MA.

Monarch butterfly from the Great Plains Nature Center's

On the Track of the Monarch Butterfly - what biologists are learning about this colorful insect's long migration may help to save the species' habitat - by National Wildlife Federation.

Monarch Butterfly Threatened Again? - from University of Illinois Extension in Champaign County.

Non-target Effects Of Bt Corn Pollen On The Monarch Butterfly

Mission Impossible: The Monarch Butterfly - by Ron Lyttle.

Protect the Monarch Butterfly from Killer Corn Keep B.t. Organic - from Friends of the Earth.

Monarch Butterfly from Natureworks

The Monarch Butterfly and Milkweed - by Fermilab Education Office.

Life Cycle of a Monarch  Butterfly - a web quest for k-1 students.

The Dramatic Emergence of a Monarch

Monarch Butterflies from Insecta Inspecta World

The Monarch Butterfly by Linda Judge

The Blake School Monarch Butterfly Project

Monarch Butterfly Lifecycle - by the Wild Ones.

Monarch butterfly by National Dance Institute

The truth about the Monarch butterfly and transgenic crops

Monarch Butterfly by California State Park

Monarch butterfly by Michael Jeffords and Susan Post, Center for Economic Entomology

The World at Our Feet

Monarch Butterflies - by Marianne Cowley.

Cal Poly Interdisciplinary Monarch Nuptial Flight Research

Butterfly with a built-in compass

Monarch Butterfly by Keri M. Webster
 

Photos - Images

Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) - offers a high quality photo.

Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis Photos - two series of photographs showing the life cycle changes of the monarch butterfly from caterpillar to adult.

Monarch butterfly by Peter J. Bryant School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine

Pacific Grove Monarch Butterfly

Butterfly Larva on Milkweed - by Martin Schwalbaum.

Monarch butterfly larvae (Danaus plexippus) Kalamazoo, Michigan Summer 1999 - by Julie Kozaczka Stahlhut, M.S., Western Michigan University.

A Monarch Butterfly at the Butterfly Plant

Monarch butterfly images

Life cycle of the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus) - by David Blevins.

The Monarch Butterfly - by Douglas W. Harder, University of Waterloo.

Danaus plexippus "Monarch Butterfly, Milkweed Butterfly" - from Clemson Extension. Another photo.

Monarch Butterfly Emergence From Crysalis

Monarch Butterfly Festival Photographs

Monarch Butterfly by Meilin Wong

Monarch Butterfly from All Creatures Photo Journal

Monarch Butterfly Chrysalis on Aster
 

Directories - Hubs

Monarch Butterflies - by YAHOO.

Monarch Watch : Dedicated to Education, Conservation and Research - by the University of Kansas Entomology Program.

K-12 Teaching Learning Center Guide to the Monarch Butterfly
 

Questions & Answers - FAQ - Interviews

Monarchs and Bt corn - by John VanDyk, Iowa State University.

Habitat Loss in Mexico Threatens the Monarch Butterfly Winter Migration - an interview with Lincoln Brower.
 

Migration

The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly - from Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Monarch Butterfly Migration Over Central Iowa in Fall 2000 - by Robert D. Woodward.

Journey North 1998: Monarch Butterfly

Fall Monarch Butterfly Counts 1997-2000 - by Lincoln P. Brower & Linda S. Fink, Sweet Briar College, Amherst County, Virginia.

Monarch Butterfly Case Study - from Trade Environment Database, American University.

Mysteries of the Monarch Butterfly - by National Public Radio.

Journey South: The Migration of the Monarch Butterfly - by Dr. Susanne C. Johnston, science department of Germantown Academy.
 

Newsletters - News Archives

Modified Corn Seed Is Found To Poison Monarch Butterfly - written by Scott Kilman, Staff Reporter, The Wall Street Journal.

Genetically Modified Food threatens the Monarch Butterfly

Monarch butterfly class changes children’s views about science - by Amy Hurst.

Monarch Butterfly Conservation Crisis

Monarch butterfly population on the rise across America - by Mike Branom.

Cold snap threatens reign of Monarch butterfly - from Gabriella Gamini, South America Correspondent.

KU conference will examine plight of monarch butterfly - by Ranjit Arab, University of Kansas Office of University Relations.

New Study Suggests Monarch Butterfly Endangered by Bt Corn - written by Lucy Ament, Pesticides & Toxic Chemical News.

CBS News Covers Iowa Researcher's Study on Bt Corn Pollen and Monarch Butterfly Larvae - by Cindy Lynn Richard, CAST Biotechnology Communications Coordinator.

Scientific Symposium To Show No Harm To Monarch Butterfly - from Monsanto.

Monarch Butterflies in the News - Randy Weckman, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky.
 

Foundations - Organizations

Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation
 

Abstracts

Field deposition of Bt transgenic corn pollen: lethal effects on the monarch butterfly - by Laura C. Hansen Jesse and John J. Obrycki, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University.

Biological studies of the migration of the Monarch butterfly - by Lincoln Brower University of Florida and Sweet Briar College.

The Monarch Butterfly Controversy - by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
 
 

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