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Research Article

Does Skipping a Meal Matter to a Butterfly's Appearance? Effects of Larval Food Stress on Wing Morphology and Color in Monarch Butterflies

  • Haley Johnson,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, University of Jamestown, Jamestown, North Dakota, United States of America

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  • Michelle J. Solensky,

    Affiliation: Biology Department, University of Jamestown, Jamestown, North Dakota, United States of America

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  • Dara A. Satterfield,

    Affiliation: Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Andrew K. Davis mail

    akdavis@uga.edu

    Affiliation: Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: April 02, 2014
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093492

About the Authors

Haley Johnson, Michelle J. Solensky
Biology Department, University of Jamestown, Jamestown, North Dakota, United States of America
Dara A. Satterfield, Andrew K. Davis
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: akdavis@uga.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJS HJ AKD. Performed the experiments: MJS HJ. Analyzed the data: AKD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJS AKD DS. Wrote the paper: AKD.