Document Detail


Alarm pheromone system of leaf-footed bugLeptoglossus zonatus (Heteroptera: Coreidae).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24242316     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The alarm pheromone system ofLeptoglossus zonatus (Dallas) adults was shown to be composed of hexyl acetate, hexanol, hexanal, and hexanoic acid. Single components tested in the field elicited dispersive behavior of over 70% of adults. 2-(E)-Hexenal, found in the secretion of nymphs, but not in the exudates of adults, was also active against adults. In addition, first-instar nymphs responded to the four components of the alarm pheromone of adults as well as to 2-(E)-hexenal, a component of their own alarm pheromone system. Adults and nymphs possess different alarm pheromone systems, which are not specific to their own life stage. That hemipteran alarm pheromone systems are not species-specific was supported by the fact that both adult and nymphL. zonatus responded to butanoic acid, an alarm pheromone of Alydidae, which was not found in this Coreidae species.
Authors:
W Soares Leal; A Ricardo Panizzi; C Carla Niva
Related Documents :
23529626 - Long-term geochemical evolution of acidic mine wastes under anaerobic conditions.
24374316 - Membrane lipid modifications and therapeutic effects mediated by hydroxydocosahexaenoic...
19068806 - Bioreduction of uranium(vi) complexed with citric acid by clostridia affects its struct...
24445306 - Oxylipin diversity in the diatom family leptocylindraceae reveals dha derivatives in ma...
7532076 - Microbore high-performance liquid chromatographic method for the measurement of dopamin...
6860776 - Spontaneous oscillation of electrical potential across organic liquid membranes.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of chemical ecology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0098-0331     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Chem. Ecol.     Publication Date:  1994 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505563     Medline TA:  J Chem Ecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1209-16     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Insect Physiology and Behavior, National Institute of Sericultural and Entomological Science (NISES), 1-2 Ohwashi, 305, Tsukuba-shi, Japan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Detection of hypogeous fungi by Tasmanian bettong (Bettongia gaimardi: Marsupialia; Macropodoidea).
Next Document:  Promoting Remyelination in Multiple Sclerosis-Recent Advances.