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Using Generic Pheromone Lures to Expedite Identification of Aggregation Pheromones for the Cerambycid Beetles Xylotrechus nauticus, Phymatodes lecontei, and Neoclytus modestus modestus
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Overall, the attraction of multiple species from different cerambycine tribes to this compound at a single field site supports the hypothesis that the hydroxyketone pheromone structural motif is highly conserved within this subfamily. Expand
Male‐produced aggregation pheromone of the cerambycid beetle Neoclytus mucronatus mucronatus
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Bioassays determined that both sexes were weakly attracted to racemic 3‐hydroxy‐2‐hexanone, and field trials determined that enantiomerically enriched (R)‐3‐Hydroxyhexan‐ 2‐one attracted more beetles of both sexes than did the racemic blend. Expand
Predicted taxonomic patterns in pheromone production by longhorned beetles
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The taxonomic distribution of gland pores within the Cerambycinae is assessed by examining males and females of 65 species in 24 tribes using scanning electron microscopy to support the initial assumption that gland pores are associated with the production of pheromones by males. Expand
Synthetic 3,5-Dimethyldodecanoic Acid Serves as a General Attractant for Multiple Species of Prionus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
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It is demonstrated that synthetic 3,5-dimethyldodecanoic acid can be used to assess the geographic distribution and local abundance of many Prionus species and therefore may be of value for monitoring threatened and endangered species of this genus, and for managing those that are pests. Expand
Determination of the Relative and Absolute Configurations of the Female-produced Sex Pheromone of the Cerambycid Beetle Prionus californicus
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Stereoselective syntheses of three of the four possible stereoisomers are described, and the results of laboratory and field bioassays showing that male beetles are attracted specifically to (3R,5S)-3,5-dimethyldodecanoic acid, but not to its enantiomer are shown, indicating that the (3S,5R)-enantiomer is the active pheromone component. Expand
Genome of the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), a globally significant invasive species, reveals key functional and evolutionary innovations at the beetle–plant interface
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Amplification and functional divergence of genes associated with specialized feeding on plants, including genes originally obtained via horizontal gene transfer from fungi and bacteria, contributed to the addition, expansion, and enhancement of the metabolic repertoire of the Asian longhorned beetle and to a lesser degree, other phytophagous insects. Expand
cis-Vaccenyl Acetate, A Female-Produced Sex Pheromone Component of Ortholeptura valida, A Longhorned Beetle in the Subfamily Lepturinae
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The identification, synthesis, and field bioassays of a female-produced sex attractant pheromone component of the cerambycid beetle Ortholeptura valida (LeConte) are reported, which is the first phersomone identified for a ceram bycid species in the subfamily Lepturinae. Expand
2,3-Hexanediols as Sex Attractants and a Female-produced Sex Pheromone for Cerambycid Beetles in the Prionine Genus Tragosoma
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This is the second sex attractant pheromone structure identified from the subfamily Prioninae, and the results provide further evidence of pheromonal parsimony within the Cerambycidae, in this case extending across both subfamily and gender lines. Expand
The History of Attack and Success of Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) on White Fringetree in Southwestern Ohio
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The assertion that emerald ash borer has been using white fringetree as a host plant with moderate to good success for as long as ash species in these particular areas have been utilized is supported. Expand
Calling Behavior of the Cerambycid Beetle Neoclytus acuminatus acuminatus (F.)
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The pushup stance provides a convenient indictor for studying the role of pheromones in reproductive behavior and facilitating collection of phersomone in the laboratory. Expand
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