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Semiochemicals of Dermacentor andersoni, the Rocky mountain wood tick

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Chelicerata
Class:  Arachnida
Order:  Ixodida
Family:  Amblyommidae
Subfamily:  Rhipicephalinae
Genus:  Dermacentor
Tribe:  
Author:  Stiles
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Semiochemical(s):

  Yoder JA  1993  J. Insect Physiol.  39: 291   
    squalene    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 
 
  Sonenshine DE  1976  J. Chem. Ecol.  2: 201   
    2cl6cl-phenol    2 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
 
F
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
 
ng
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 

Reference(s):

Yoder, J.A., Pollack, R.J., Spielman, A., Sonenshine, D.E., and Johnston, D.E. 1993. Secretion of squalene by ticks. J. Insect Physiol. 39:291-296.
 
Sonenshine, D.E., Silverstein, R.M., Plummer, E., West, J.R., and McCullough, T. 1976. 2,6-dichlorophenol, the sex pheromone of the rocky mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni Stiles and the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say). J. Chem. Ecol. 2:201-209.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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