Antennal responses of the western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), to stem volatiles of its primary host, Pinus ponderosa, and nine sympatric nonhost angiosperms and conifers.

  • Authors: Shepherd, William; Huber, Dezene; Seybold, Steven; Fettig, Christopher
  • Publication Year: 2008
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Chemoecology 17:209-221
  • Citation: Shepherd, W. P.; Huber, Dezene P. W.; Seybold, S.J.; Fettig, C.J. 2008. Antennal responses of the western pine beetle, Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), to stem volatiles of its primary host, Pinus ponderosa, and nine sympatric nonhost angiosperms and conifers. Chemoecology 17:209-221
  • Keywords: Insecta, Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Scolytinae, chemical ecology, dispersal, kairomone, optimal foraging, pheromone, synomone
  • Posted Date: February 2, 2010
  • Modified Date: September 14, 2010
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