Sex Pheromone in the Springtail, Sinella curviseta

$28.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:

Abstract:

Females of Sinella curviseta (Collembola: Entomobryidae) were shown to produce 2 stimuli that increase the deposition of stalked spermatophores by males. One stimulus, the instar stimulus, is associated only with females in reproductive instars. The second, the position stimulus, increases spermatophore deposition in the brief interval preceding and coinciding with the female's receptive period within the reproductive instar. Further investigation determined that the position stimulus is a volatile pheromone.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 1974

More about this publication?
  • Environmental Entomology is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December. The journal publishes reports on the interaction of insects with the biological, chemical, and physical aspects of their environment and is divided into the following sections: physiological ecology; chemical ecology; population ecology; quantitative ecology; community and ecosystem ecology; biological control--parasitoids and predators; biological control--microbials; biological control--weeds; behavior; pest management; sampling; plant-insect interactions; molecular ecology and evolution; transgenic plants and insects. In addition to research papers, Environmental Entomology publishes Letters to the Editor, interpretive articles in a Forum section, and Book Reviews.
  • Editorial Board
  • Submit a Paper
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Information for Advertisers
  • Visit this journal's homepage
  • ingentaconnect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
Related content

Tools

Favourites

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more