MonarchNet: Differentiating Monarch Butterflies from Butterflies Species with Similar Phenotypes

  title={MonarchNet: Differentiating Monarch Butterflies from Butterflies Species with Similar Phenotypes},
  author={Thomas Y. Chen},
In recent years, the monarch butterfly’s iconic migration patterns have come under threat from a number of factors, from climate change to pesticide use. To track trends in their populations, scientists as well as citizen scientists must identify individuals accurately. This is uniquely key for the study of monarch butterflies because there exist other species of butterfly, such as viceroy butterflies, that are "look-alikes" (coined by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species… 

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