On the dangers of interpopulational transfers of monarch butterflies

Brower, Lincoln P.; Fink, Linda S.
September 1995
BioScience;Sep95, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p540
Academic Journal
Discusses the dangers of interpopulational transfers of monarch butterflies between eastern and western populations. Disease risk potential in artificially mixed populations; Migrations and breeding ranges of monarch butterflies; Absence of data on the degree of natural interchange; Ongoing experiments by some people in artificial interchange; Monarch rearing and tagging as popular educational projects in the US.


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