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Semiochemicals of Camponotus americanus

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Hymenoptera
Family:  Formicidae
Subfamily:  Myrmicinae
Genus:  Camponotus
Tribe:  Crematogastrini
Author:  Mayr
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Semiochemical(s):

  Ayre GL  1971  Physiol. Zool.  44: 77   
    11Hy    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
 
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
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Dufour gland 
 
  Melander AL  1906  Bull. Wisconsin Nat. Hist. Soc.  4: 22   
    formic acid    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
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
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 

Reference(s):

Ayre, G.L., and Blum, M.S. 1971. Attraction and alarm of ants (Camponotus spp. Hymenoptera: Formicidae) by pheromones. Physiol. Zool. 44:77-83.
 
Melander, A.L., and Brues, C.T. 1906. The chemical nature of some insect secretions. Bull. Wisconsin Nat. Hist. Soc. 4:22-36.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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