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THE ANTENNAE AS THE SITE OF PHEROMONE RECEPTORS IN THE EASTERN SPRUCE BUDWORM, CHORISTONEURA FUMIFERANA (LEPIDOPTERA: TORTRICIDAE)

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 May 2012

P. J. Albert
Affiliation:
Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
W. D. Seabrook
Affiliation:
Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
U. Paim
Affiliation:
Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

Abstract

Electrophysiological recordings are taken from the antennae of eastern spruce budworm males. These respond to crude pheromone extracts from the females. The pheromone receptors are located along the length of the antennae.

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Copyright © Entomological Society of Canada 1970

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