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monarch

1. a sovereign head of state, esp a king, queen, or emperor, who rules usually by hereditary right
2. a large migratory butterfly, Danaus plexippus, that has orange-and-black wings and feeds on the milkweed plant: family Danaidae

Monarch

A data capture program from Datawatch Corporation, Chelmsford, MA, (www.datawatch.com), that is used to transfer data from mainframe and minicomputer reports to the PC. It uses report files that contain data ready to print. Users identify the data directly from the report format on screen, and the program copies the data into the fields of various database or spreadsheet formats for the PC.
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The violent winds and storms of March 2016 add a new and worrisome threat to the forests where the monarch butterfly hibernates in Michoacan and Mexico state," he said.
Contact chemoreception related to host selection and oviposition behaviour in the monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus.
The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) in particular still remains a wonder of science and a beauty of nature, in addition to being a pollinator.
She has produced this most useful picture book with large clear photographs which shows all the stages of the life of a monarch butterfly from its milky white egg, as a caterpillar with its black and white markings, the pupa and chrysalid stage and the emergence of the butterfly, with both male and female shown.
The long-term trend for these butterflies is down according to Chip Taylor, a leading American Monarch butterfly expert.
The monarch butterfly, royally adorned in black, white and reddish-orange and able to migrate as far as 2,800 miles, is a true wonder of nature.
Omar Vidal, the World Wildlife Fund director in Mexico, said: "The conservation of the Monarch butterfly is a shared responsibility between Mexico, the United States and Canada.
Without this cold exposure, the monarch butterfly would continue flying south.
With the help of more than 50 close-up photographs, readers will learn about the life-cycle of the Monarch butterfly and how to encourage populations in their own backyards.
Declining monarch butterfly populations in the US have been troubling naturalists for more than a decade.
This interactive learning experience comprises a series of lesson plans: students study the life cycle of the monarch butterfly through viewing time-elapsed nature footage, move their bodies to specific musical accompaniment to demonstrate metamorphosis, retell their understanding in their own words and drawings, and perform the butterfly life cycle.