Scents and eversible scent structures of male moths

M. C. Birch, G. M. Poppy, Thomas Charles Baker

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Abstract

Males of many species of Lepidoptera have scent-organs located on the abdomen, thorax, legs and wings. The volatile chemicals produced by male organs are involved in copulation or courtship, and any identified chemicals are therefore thought to be male pheromones. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-58
Number of pages34
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Insect Science

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In: Unknown Journal, 01.01.1990, p. 25-58.

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