The University of Minnesota Monarch Lab
Monarch Lab is on YouTube!
Monarch Lab Ph.D. candidate, Carl Stenoien, has been building an archive of stunning timelapse videos. Carl has been able to expertly record a variety of butterfly species pupating and eclosing. Some of Carl's videos even offer a view into the more sinister side of nature. Carl studies parasitoid wasps (small wasps that lay their eggs inside a pupal host), and was able to get some novel footage of Pteromalus cassotis parasitoids emerging from a parasitized chrysalis, as well as P. cassotis parasitizing a pupating monarch. These are some "must-see" videos for anyone interested in the amazing world of insects.
Monday, July 27, 2015 3:37 pm
Join host Joy Cardin as she speaks to conservation biologist and Monarch Lab director Dr. Karen Oberhauser about efforts to save the monarch butterfly. Use the link below to acess Dr. Oberhauser's radio interview on the Joy Cardin show on WPR. Available as a Direct mp3 download. Dr. Oberhauser on Joy Cardin
From Our Blog
Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:27 pm
Monarch Lab Ph.D. candidate, Carl Stenoien, has been building an archive of stunning timelapse videos.
Meet Monarch Lab staff and students and get to know our history.
Many different Monarch Lab programs will benefit from a financial contribution. Read more about how to support our work.
The UMN Monarch Lab is a partner of the Monarch Joint Venture, a national partnership working to conserve the monarch migration in the U.S.