Multimodal defensive strategies in larvae of two Hemichroa sawfly species

@article{Boev2015MultimodalDS,
  title={Multimodal defensive strategies in larvae of two Hemichroa sawfly species},
  author={J. Boev{\'e}},
  journal={Journal of Hymenoptera Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={46},
  pages={25-33}
}
  • J. Boevé
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Journal of Hymenoptera Research
The two European sawfly species in the genus Hemichroa are a contrast in behaviour and appearance, since H. crocea is gregarious and brightly coloured, whereas H. australis is solitary and cryptic. Here, their defensive strategies are compared by integrating further components. In both species, ventral glands are minute, and no distinctive volatiles were detected by chemical analysis; hence, these exocrine glands are probably irrelevant in defence. Ethanol extracts of body parts were feeding… Expand
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