Kuenen LP1, McElfresh JS, Millar JG.
J Econ Entomol. 2010 Apr;103(2):314-30.We identified a four-component sex pheromone blend that is as attractive or more attractive to male navel orangeworm moths, Amyelois transitella (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), than either unmated females or hexane extracts of pheromone glands of females. The blend consisted of (11Z,13Z)-hexadecadienal; (11Z,13Z)-hexadecadien-1-ol; (11Z,13E)-hexadecadien-1-ol; and a hydrocarbon, (3Z,6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z)-tricosapentaene (C23 pentaene), in ratios of approximately 100:100:5:5. Read More