The pygidial defensive secretion of Carabus taedatus

@inproceedings{Benn1973ThePD,
  title={The pygidial defensive secretion of Carabus taedatus},
  author={Michael H Benn and Anita Lencucha and Susan Maxie and S. A. Telang},
  year={1973}
}
Abstract Methacrylic and ethacrylic acids were found to be the major organic components of the pygidial defensive secretion of Carabus taedatus . Valine was converted to methacrylic acid by the beetle.