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Monarch cluster (photo by Ernest Williams)
Monarch cluster (photo by Ernest Williams)

Williams' Collaborative Research Noted in BBC Wildlife Discoveries

Posted September 24, 2009
Tags Biology Ernest Williams Hamilton In the News
A story about monarch butterfly research that Christian A. Johnson Professor of Biology Ernest Williams conducted with collaborators was published in BBC Wildlife Discoveries for October, 2009. The BBC story describes the results the researchers published in Insect Conservation and Diversity (2009) 2, 163-175. The research paper was titled “Oyamel fir forest trunks provide thermal advantages for overwintering monarch butterflies in Mexico.”

The lead author in this work was Lincoln Brower, the top researcher on monarchs and professor emeritus at the University of Florida, who currently has a research position at Sweet Briar College.

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