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Victoria  Pocius

Postdoctoral Researcher (Kersch-Becker Lab)


Education

Ph.D.: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Iowa State University, 2018

M.A.: Ecology Evolution and Behavior University of Kansas, 2014

B.S.: Biology, Lafayette College, 2011

Selected Publications

Pocius, V.M., J.M. Pleasants, D.M. Debinski, K.G. Bidne, R.L. Hellmich, S.P. Bradbury, and S.L. Blodgett. 2018b. Monarch Butterflies Show Differential Utilization of Nine Midwestern Milkweed Species. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 6, p.169. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2018.00169.

 

Pocius, V.M., D.M. Debinski, J.M. Pleasants, K.G. Bidne, and R.L. Hellmich. 2018a. Monarch butterflies do not place all of their eggs in one basket: oviposition on nine Midwestern milkweed species. Ecosphere. 9: e02064. 10.1002/ecs2.2064

 

Pocius, V.M., D. M. Debinski, J.M. Pleasants, K.G. Bidne, R.L. Hellmich, and L.P. Brower. 2017b. Milkweed Matters: Monarch butterfly (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) survival and development on nine Midwestern milkweed species. The Journal of Environmental Entomology. doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvx137

 

Pocius, V.M., D.M. Debinski, K.G. Bidne, R.L. Hellmich, and F.K. Hunter. 2017a. Performance of early instar monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) on nine milkweed species native to Iowa. The Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society, 71:153-161.