Rhythmic extrusion of pheromone gland elevates pheromone release rate

@article{Schal2005RhythmicEO,
  title={Rhythmic extrusion of pheromone gland elevates pheromone release rate},
  author={Coby Schal and Ring T. Card{\'e}},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={1617-1619}
}
In two arctiid species,Holomelina lamae andH. aurantiaca, which rhythmically extrude and retract their abdominal tips during pheromone emission, pheromone glands contain up to three orders of magnitude more of the major component than in most Lepidoptera examined to date. Using an effluent collection technique, relatively high rates of pheromone emission… CONTINUE READING