Journal of Chemical Ecology

, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp 549–561

Isolation and tentative identification of lineatin, a pheromone from the frass ofTrypodendron lineatum (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)

  • John G. Macconnell
  • John H. Borden
  • Robert M. Silverstein
  • Eveline Stokkink
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00989076

Cite this article as:
Macconnell, J.G., Borden, J.H., Silverstein, R.M. et al. J Chem Ecol (1977) 3: 549. doi:10.1007/BF00989076

Abstract

An attractant compound was isolated from frass produced byTrypodendron lineatum female beetles boring in Douglas fir. The proposed structure is one of two isomeric tricyclic acetals, to which the trivial name lineatin is assigned.

Key words

Trypodendron lineatumlineatinpheromoneattractanttricyclic acetalScolytidaeaggregation pheromoneambrosia beetle

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Macconnell
    • 1
  • John H. Borden
    • 2
  • Robert M. Silverstein
    • 1
  • Eveline Stokkink
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryState University of New York, College of Environmental Science and ForestrySyracuse
  2. 2.Pestology Centre, Department of Biological SciencesSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada
  3. 3.Merck and Co., Inc.Rahway
  4. 4.LadysmithCanada