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- Davis, Andrew K., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of insect behavior 2010 v.23 no.6 pp. 405-418
- Asclepias curassavica; Danaus plexippus; autumn; coasts; females; flight; insect behavior; males; migratory behavior; migratory species; overwintering; roosting behavior; sex ratio; stopover sites; wings; Mexico; South Carolina
- ... Like most migratory species, monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) must stop frequently during their long southward migration to rest and refuel, and the places where they stop are important for the success of the migration. The behavior of monarch butterflies at migratory stopover sites has never been examined in detail. Here we present results of a long-term study of monarchs at one stopover si ...