Tognon R1, Sant'Ana J1, Zhang QH2, Millar JG3, Aldrich JR4,5, Zalom FG6.
J Chem Ecol. 2016 Oct;42(10):1016-1027. Epub 2016 Sep 8.This study identified chemicals found on the eggs of two stink bug species, one native to western North America, Euschistus conspersus, and an invasive species from Asia, Halyomorpha halys. The responses of two scelionid egg parasitoids, Trissolcus erugatus and Telenomus podisi, toward natural stink bug egg volatiles, and synthetic reconstructions of egg volatiles, were tested in bioassays. A compound, methyl (2E,4Z)-2,4-decadienoate, previously identified as the major component of the male-produced aggregation pheromone of E. Read More