Liu H1, Zhao W, Yang M, Liu J, Zhang J.
Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2013 Sep;84(1):15-26. doi: 10.1002/arch.21109. Epub 2013 Aug 6.The adult behavior and sex pheromone titers of Isoceras sibirica Alpheraky (Lepidoptera, Cossidae) were investigated to determine the diel periodicity of pheromone production during one scotophase and the effect of age on pheromone production. The results showed that females began to call on the first night after eclosion and called mainly during the second half of scotophase. The percentage of females calling was highest in 1- to 3-day-old females and lowest in 4- to 5-day-old females. Read More