Publications about Monteverde Butterflies

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The following publications are based on research in Monteverde and neighboring habitats in Costa Rica.

DeVries, P. J. 1983. Checklist of butterflies. Costa Rican Natural History. D. H. Janzen, ed. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Ill. 816 pp.

DeVries, P. J. 1987. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History. Vol. I. Papilionidae, Pieridae, Nymphalidae. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

DeVries, P. J. 1988. Stratification of fruit-feeding nymphalid butterflies in a Costa Rican rainforest. J. Research Lepid. 26: 98-108.

DeVries, P. J. 1997. The Butterflies of Costa Rica and their Natural History. Vol. II. Riodinidae. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Feldman, T. S. and W. A. Haber. Oviposition behavior, host plant use, and diet breadth of Anthanassa butterflies (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) using plants in the Acanthaceae in a
Costa Rican community. Florida Entomologist 81: 396-406.

Haber, W. A. 1978. Evolutionary ecology of tropical mimetic butterflies (Lepidoptera: Ithomiinae). Ph.D. thesis. University of Minnesota.

Haber, W. A. 1993. Seasonal migration of monarchs and other butterflies in Costa Rica. In: Biology and Conservation of the Monarch Butterfly. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles. pp. 201-207.

Haber, W. A. and R. D. Stevenson. Diversity, migration, and conservation of butterflies in northern Costa Rica. In: Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica, Learning the Lesson in the Seasonal Dry Forest. G. Frankie, A. Mata, and S. B. Vinson, editors. University of California Press. In press.

Masters, A. R. 1990. Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in artifial nectar protect adult ithomiine butterflies from a spider predator. Biotropica 22: 298-304.

Masters, A. R. 1992. Chemical defense in ithomiine butterflies. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville.

Opler, P. A. 1989. Ecological and behavioral aspects of seasonal polyphenism in Eurema daira (Pieridae, Lepidoptera). Pp. 515-533 in: The Evolutionary Ecology of Plants. J. H. Brock and Y. B. Linhart, eds. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

Stevenson, R. D. and W. A. Haber. 2000a. Manataria maculata (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae). pp. 119-120 in: Monteverde, Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest. N. Nadkarni and N. Wheelwright, eds. Oxford University Press, New York. 573 pp.

Stevenson, R. D. and W. A. Haber. 2000b. Migration of butterflies through Monteverde. pp. 118-119 in: Monteverde, Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest. N. Nadkarni and N. Wheelwright, eds. Oxford University Press, New York. 573 pp.
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Created: 9 January 2001; Updated: 4 May 2001.