It ’ s the first bites that count : Survival of first-instar monarchs on milkweeds

@inproceedings{Zalucki2001ItS,
  title={It ’ s the first bites that count : Survival of first-instar monarchs on milkweeds},
  author={Myron Zalucki and Stephen B. Malcolm and Timothy D. Paine and Christopher C. Hanlon and Lincoln Pierson Brower and Anthony R Clarke},
  year={2001}
}
Mortality of first instars is generally very high, but variable, and is caused by many factors, including physical and chemical plant characters, weather and natural enemies. Here, a summary of detailed field-based studies of the early-stage survival of a specialist lepidopteran herbivore is presented. First-instar larvae of the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, a milkweed specialist, generally grew faster and survived better on leaves when latex flow was reduced by partial severance of the… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 97 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

98 Citations

01020'05'08'11'14'17
Citations per Year
Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 98 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 72 references

What physiological processes permit insects to eat Eucalyptus leaves

  • P D.Cooper
  • Aust. Ecol
  • 2001
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

Damage-induced alkaloids in wild tobacco

  • I T.Baldwin
  • Phytochemical Induction by Herbivores
  • 1991
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Chemical defence in butterflies

  • L P.Brower
  • The Biology of Butterflies
  • 1984
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

The natural control of populations of butterflies and moths

  • J P.Dempster
  • Biol. Rev
  • 1983
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Foraging and vein-cutting behaviour of Euploea core corinna (W. S. Macleay) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) caterpillars feeding on latexbearing leaves

  • A R.Clarke, M P.Zalucki
  • Aust. J. Entomol
  • 2000
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Oviposition site selection by the eucalypt herbivore Chrysoptharta bimaculata (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and the implications for larval establishment

  • B G.Howlett
  • PhD Thesis (unpubl.),
  • 2000
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Plant apparency and chemical defense

  • P. Feeny
  • Rec. Ad. Phytochem
  • 1976
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Detrimental effects of latex and cardiac glycosides on survival and growth of first-instar Danaus plexippus feeding on the sandhill milkweed Asclepias humistrata

  • M P.Zalucki, L P.Brower, M. Alfonso Alonso
  • Ecol. Entomol
  • 2001

Measurement of leaf biomechanical properties in studies of herbivory: Opportunities, problems and procedures

  • G. Sanson, J. Read, N. Aranwela, F. Clissold, P. Peeters
  • Aust. Ecol
  • 2001
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…