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Antennal Sensilla and Electrophysiological Response of Male and Female Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Conspecific Sex Pheromone and Plant Odors
Abstract The olfactory system of male and female Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) was studied by examining the morphology and distribution of antennal sensilla and determining the responses ofExpand
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Aggregation pheromone in five species of Triatominae (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
An aggregation pheromone found in the faeces of 5th instar nymphs and adults of Triatoma mazzottii Usinger, Triatoma longipennis Usinger, Triatoma pallidipennis (Stal), Triatoma barberi Usinger andExpand
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Life cycle and influence of age and feeding on the first mating of Triatoma mazzottii (Hemiptera: Reduviidae).
A cohort of 100 eggs of Triatoma mazzottii Usinger was studied to obtain information on its life cycle. Egg incubation took 24 days; mean duration of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th instar nymphs was 27,Expand
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Chemical ecology of triatomine bugs: vectors of Chagas disease
Abstract. Knowledge of chemical ecology of haematophagous triatomine bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae) could be of practical value because this polyphyletic subfamily includes species ofExpand
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Spinosad, a naturally derived insecticide, for control of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae): efficacy, persistence, and elicited oviposition response.
The naturally derived insecticide spinosad is a reduced-risk material that is neurotoxic to Diptera. The 24-h 50% lethal concentration by laboratory bioassay in third instars of Aedes aegypti (L.)Expand
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The Antennal Sensilla of Zamagiria dixolophella Dyar (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)
Abstract The number, external morphology, and distribution of antennal sensilla of Zamagiria dixolopella Dyar were determined by light and scanning electron microscopy. The antennal flagellum of bothExpand
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Response of the Fruit Fly Parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to Mango Fruit Volatiles
Abstract The response of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead) females to mango fruit that were intact (healthy), mechanically damaged, or infested with Anastrepha ludens (Loew) larvae, and theirExpand
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A Reinvestigation of Brindley’s Gland Exocrine Compounds of Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Abstract A chemical, electrophysiological and behavioral study was carried out to analyze the volatile compounds of the Brindley’s gland of Rhodnius prolixus Stål. Six compounds were found in theExpand
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Chemical and Tactile Cues Influencing Oviposition of a Generalist Moth, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Abstract The current study was undertaken to investigate the role of the chemical and tactile cues in host–plant selection by Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith). Adult female S. frugiperda seemed not toExpand
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BEHAVIORAL AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF THE MEXICAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) TO GUAVA VOLATILES
Abstract The behavioral and electrophysiological responses of males and females of the Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Loew) to guava (Psidium guajava L.) volatiles were investigated inExpand
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