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Semiochemicals of Antheraea polyphemus, the Polyphemus moth

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Lepidoptera
Family:  Saturniidae
Subfamily:  Saturniinae
Genus:  Antheraea
Tribe:  Saturniini
Author:  Cramer
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Semiochemical(s):

  Carde RT  1984  J. Insect Physiol.  30: 109   
    E2-6Ald    ¦Relative ratio of the component¦   ¦(*) indicates that compound is active¦   K
¦Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone¦
 
H
¦Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker¦
 
¦Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
µg -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram¦
 
 
 
  Kochansky JP  1975b  J. Insect Physiol.  21: 1977   
    E6Z11-16Ac    90 ¦Relative ratio of the component¦   ¦(*) indicates that compound is active¦   P
¦Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone¦
 
L
¦Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker¦
 
¦Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
µg -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram¦
 
 
    E6Z11-16Ald    10 ¦Relative ratio of the component¦   ¦(*) indicates that compound is active¦    
¦Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker¦
 
¦Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
µg -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram¦
 
 
 
  Riddiford LM  1967  Science  158: 139   
    E2-6Ald    ¦Relative ratio of the component¦   ¦(*) indicates that compound is active¦   K
¦Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone¦
 
H
¦Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker¦
 
¦Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
µg -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram¦
 
Oviposition stimulant 
 

Reference(s):

Cardé, R.T., and Taschenberg, E.F. 1984. A reinvestigation of the role of (E)-2-hexenal in female calling behaviour of the polyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus). J. Insect Physiol. 30:109-112.
 
Kochansky, J., Tette, J., Taschenberg, E.F., Cardé, R.T., Kaissling, K.-E., and Roelofs, W.L. 1975b. Sex pheromone of the moth, Antheraea polyphemus. J. Insect Physiol. 21:1977-1983.
 
Riddiford, L.M. 1967. Trans-2-hexenal: mating stimulant for polyphemus moths. Science. 158:139-141.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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