A Male Sex Pheromone in a Scorpionfly

  title={A Male Sex Pheromone in a Scorpionfly},
  author={Dagmar Kock and Joachim Ruther and Klaus Sauer},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
It has been postulated that males of a number of scorpionfly species produce sex pheromones. This is based on the observation that females often respond only to conspecific males when they evert their genital pouch, the proposed site of pheromone release. In this study, we prove that in Panorpa germanica (Mecoptera, Panorpidae), the eversion of a male’s… CONTINUE READING