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Semiochemicals of Wasmannia auropunctata, the Little fire ant

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Hymenoptera
Family:  Formicidae
Subfamily:  Myrmicinae
Genus:  Wasmannia
Tribe:  Blepharidattini
Author:  Roger
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Semiochemical(s):

  Howard DF  1982  Insectes Soc.  29: 369   
    2me5me-3-isopentylpyrazine    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):

Howard, D.F., Blum, M.S., Jones, T.H., and Tomalski, M.D. 1982. Behavioral responses to an alkylpyrazine from the mandibular gland of the ant Wasmannia auropunctata. Insectes Soc. 29:369-374.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2014. The Pherobase: Database of Insect Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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