The larval defensive secretions of Linaeidea aenea Linné and Plagiodera versicolora distincta Baly were identified as plagiolactone and epiplagiolactone. In addition to these compounds, chrysomelidial and the acetates of hexadecanol, octadecanol and (Z)-I 1-eicosenol from the former insect, and plagiodial and epichrysomelidial from latter insect were identified.
- Defensive secretion
- Linaeidea aenea Linné
- Plagiodera versicolora distincta Baly
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics