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Parasites hinder monarch butterfly flight: implications for disease spread in migratory hosts
 

Summary: LETTER
Parasites hinder monarch butterfly flight:
implications for disease spread in migratory hosts
Catherine A. Bradley1
and Sonia
Altizer1,2
*
1
Graduate Program in
Population Biology, Ecology and
Evolution, Emory University,
Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
2
Department of Environmental
Studies, Emory University,
Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
*Correspondence: E-mail:
saltize@emory.edu
Abstract
Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus) are parasitized by the protozoan Ophryocystis

  

Source: Altizer, Sonia M.- Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology