Defensive secretion of chrysomelid larvae Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky and Phaedon brassicae Baly

Fumio Sugawara, Kazuhiro Matsuda, Akio Kobayashi, Kyohei Yamashita

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    Abstract

    The active substance of the larval defensive secretion of the Japanese chrysomelid beetles, Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky and Phaedon brassicae Baly was identified as chrysomelidial.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)635-641
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Chemical Ecology
    Volume5
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1979 Sep 1

    Keywords

    • (Z)-11-eicosenyl acetate
    • 5-(1′-formylethyl)-2-methyl-1-cyclopentenecarbaldehyde
    • Chrysomelidae
    • Coleoptera
    • Defensive secretion
    • Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky
    • Phaedon brassicae Baly
    • chrysomelidial
    • dehydroiridodial
    • octadecyl acetate

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
    • Biochemistry

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