Composition of the Defensive Secretion in Three Species of European Millipedes

@article{Vujisi2011CompositionOT,
  title={Composition of the Defensive Secretion in Three Species of European Millipedes},
  author={Ljubodrag Vujisi{\'c} and Slobodan E. Makarov and Bo{\vz}idar P. M. {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c} and Bojan Ili{\'c} and Vele V Te{\vs}evi{\'c} and Dejan Gođevac and Ivan Vu{\vc}kovi{\'c} and Sre{\'c}ko {\'C}ur{\vc}i{\'c} and Bojan Mitic},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={1358-1364}
}
Three European julid species, Cylindroiulus boleti, Leptoiulus trilineatus, and Megaphyllum bosniense, secrete mixtures of up to 12 different quinones. The major components in these species are 2-methoxy-3-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone and 2-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone. 2-Methoxy-5-methylhydroquinone is detected for the first time in the Class Diplopoda. 2-Hydroxy-3-methyl-1,4-benzoquinone, 2,3-dimethoxyhydroquinone, 2-methyl-3,4-methylendioxyphenol, and 2,3-dimethoxy-5-methylhydroquinone are registered… 

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