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Novel Components of the Sex Pheromones Produced by Emerald Moths: Identification, Synthesis, and Field Evaluation
The subfamily Geometrinae (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) includes many species called emerald moths. Based on our recent finding of novel polyenyl compounds, including a double bond at the 12-positionExpand
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(6Z,9Z,12Z)-6,9,12-Octadecatriene and (3Z,6Z,9Z,12Z)-3,6,9,12-icosatetraene, the novel sex pheromones produced by emerald moths
(6Z,9Z,12Z)-6,9,12-Octadecatriene and (3Z,6Z,9Z,12Z)-3,6,9,12-icosatetraene, hydrocarbons unsaturated more highly than usual lepidopteran Type II pheromones, were identified from geometrid females ofExpand
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Female Sex Pheromone of Glossosphecia romanovi (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae): Identification and Field Attraction
In field screening tests of synthetic pheromone candidates for Japanese sesiid species, a mixture of (3Z,13Z)-octadecadien-1-ol and (3Z,13Z)-octadecadienyl acetate successfully attracted male mothsExpand
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Instrumental Analysis of Terminal-Conjugated Dienes for Reexamination of the Sex Pheromone Secreted by a Nettle Moth, Parasa lepida lepida
Conjugated dienyl compounds make one of the main groups of lepidopteran sex pheromones, and GC has been frequently used to determine the configurations of the double bonds. However, the separation ofExpand
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7,11,13-Hexadecatrienal identified from female moths of the citrus leafminer as a new sex pheromone component: synthesis and field evaluation in Vietnam and Japan
(7Z,11Z)-7,11-Hexadecadienal (Z7,Z11-16:Ald), which has been identified from female moths of the citrus leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella, Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), strongly attracts conspecificExpand
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A Novel Lepidopteran Sex Pheromone Produced by Females of a Lithosiinae Species, Lyclene dharma dharma, in the Family of Arctiidae
Female moths of Lyclene dharma dharma (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) produced three pheromone components (I–III), which strongly stimulated male antennae. Using GC–MS analysis and chemical derivatizations,Expand
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Positions and Stereochemistry of Methyl Branches in the Novel Sex Pheromone Components Produced by a Lichen Moth, Lyclene dharma dharma
Female moths of Lyclene dharma dharma (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) produce three sex pheromone components (I–III), for which we assigned the following novel chemical structures; 6-methyl-2-octadecanoneExpand
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Identification and Field Evaluation of Sex Pheromone Components of the Pear Barkminer Moth, Spulerina astaurota
The pear barkminer moth, Spulerina astaurota Meyrick (Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae), is a harmful pest of the Asian-pear tree. Pheromone components of the female were analyzed by gas chromatographyExpand
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Synthesis and Field Evaluation of Methyl-branched Ketones, Sex Pheromone Components Produced by Lithosiinae Female Moths in the Family of Arctiidae
Female moths of Lyclene dharma dharma (Arctiidae, Lithosiinae) produce a novel sex pheromone composed of three methyl-branched ketones (I–III) in a ratio of 2:1:1. In order to confirm the structureExpand
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