Millar JG1, Haynes KF2, Dossey AT3, McElfresh JS4, Allison JD5.
J Chem Ecol. 2016 Sep;42(9):869-876. Epub 2016 Aug 20.Giant silk moths (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) typically are not well represented as larvae or adults in community level inventories of Lepidoptera, and as a result, little is known about their population dynamics. Furthermore, in recent years, many species of silk moths appear to have experienced population declines. Volatile sex pheromones are powerful sampling tools that can be used in operational conservation and monitoring programs for insects. Read More