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Identification and distribution of oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies in hosts and nonhosts
Author(s): M. Haribal and J. A. A. Renwick
Journal: Journal of Chemical Ecology
Article Topic(s): Chemistry,Wildlife
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
AbstractDescribes flavonol glycosides in Asclepias species and their role as oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies. The flavonol glycosides are characterized by HPLC and compared among the species.
Suggested CitationM. Haribal and J. A. A. Renwick. "Identification and distribution of oviposition stimulants for monarch butterflies in hosts and nonhosts." Journal of Chemical Ecology 24.5 (1998): 891-904.