Using blends of cerambycid beetle pheromones and host plant volatiles to simultaneously attract a diversity of cerambycid species
Abstract:We evaluated the attraction of native species of cerambycid beetles to blends of cerambycid pheromones and the host plant volatiles ethanol and α-pinene to determine whether such blends could be effective lures for detecting and monitoring multiple species. The complete six-component blend of pheromones included racemic 3-hydroxy-2-hexanone, 2,3-hexanediol isomers, (E)-6,10-dimethyl-5,9-undecadien-2-ol and the corresponding acetate, 2-(undecyloxy)-ethanol, and racemic 2-methyl-1-butanol. Bioassays in east-central Illinois captured 3070 cerambycid beetles of 10 species, including four species in the subfamily Cerambycinae (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 505 S. Goodwin Avenue, 320 Morrill Hall, Urbana, IL 61801, USA. 2: Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA.
Publication date: June 23, 2012
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