Male-Produced Sex Attractant Pheromone of the Green Stink Bug, Acrosternum hilare (Say)

@article{Mcbrien2001MaleProducedSA,
  title={Male-Produced Sex Attractant Pheromone of the Green Stink Bug, Acrosternum hilare (Say)},
  author={Heather L. Mcbrien and Jocelyn G. Millar and Levi Gottlieb and Xin Chen and Richard E. Rice},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={1821-1839}
}
Sexually mature virgin adult males of the green stink bug, Acrosternum hilare attracted sexually mature virgin adult females in laboratory bioassays using a vertical Y-tube. There was no indication that males attracted other males, or that females attracted either sex. These results suggested that A. hilare males produce a sex pheromone. Extracts of odors collected from sexually mature males contained compounds that were not present in extracts from females or sexually immature males. (4S)-Cis… CONTINUE READING

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