Dihydropyrrolizine attractants for arctiid moths that visit plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids

@article{Krasnoff2005DihydropyrrolizineAF,
  title={Dihydropyrrolizine attractants for arctiid moths that visit plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids},
  author={Stuart B Krasnoff and David E. Dussourd},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={47-60}
}
Adults of three species of arctiid moths (Cisseps fulvicollis, Ctenucha virginia, andHalysidota tessellaris) are attracted to plants that contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs). The moths use olfactory cues to locate these plants, then feed on leaves, flowers, and roots with the proboscis. To investigate the chemical basis of attraction, sticky traps were baited with roots of a PA-containing plant,Eupatorium maculatum, alkaloids ofE. maculatum, and several derivatives of these alkaloids… 
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