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Semiochemicals of Malacosoma americanum, the Eastern tent caterpillar

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Lepidoptera
Family:  Lasiocampidae
Subfamily:  Lasiocampinae
Genus:  Malacosoma
Tribe:  Lasiocampini
Author:  Fabricius
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Semiochemical(s):

  Kochansky JP  1996  J. Chem. Ecol.  22: 2251   
    E5Z7-12Ald    500 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
 
g
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
North America 
    E5Z7-12OH    100 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
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 
  Crump D  1987  J. Chem. Ecol.  13: 397   
    5beta-cholestane-3,24-dione    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
 
Larvae
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
 
Trail pheromone 
 
  Roelofs WL  1980b  Int. Congr. Entomol. Kyoto  :    
    E5Z7-12Ald    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
 
 
    Z5E7-12OH    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
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 

Reference(s):

Kochansky, J., Hill, A., Neal, J.W., Jr., Bentz, J.-A., and Roelofs, W.L. 1996. The pheromone of the eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum (F.) (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 22:2251-2261.
 
Crump, D., Silverstein, R.M., Williams, H.J., and Fitzgerald, T.D. 1987. Identification of trail pheromone of larva of eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma americanum (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 13:397-402.
 
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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