Pharmacophagy in green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Chrysopa spp.)?

Abstract

Green lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) are voracious predators of aphids and other small, soft-bodied insects and mites. Earlier, we identified (1R,2S,5R,8R)-iridodial from wild males of the goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata Say, which is released from thousands of microscopic dermal glands on the abdominal sterna. Iridodial-baited traps attract C… (More)
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1564

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