Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Citizen Science Delivers “Unprecedented View” of Monarch Butterfly Parasitoids

by Entomology Today

Thanks to citizen volunteers, scientists now know more than ever about the flies that attack monarch butterfly caterpillars. Since 1999, volunteers participating in the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project have collected and raised more than 20,000 monarch eggs and caterpillars, and they've recorded incidents of those specimens being parasitized by fly larvae. They have also collected […] Read more of this post

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