Journal of Chemical Ecology

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 125–130

Pheromone of the male flesh fly,Sarcophaga bullata

  • J. E. Girard
  • F. J. Germino
  • J. P. Budris
  • R. A. Vita
  • M. P. Garrity
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00987693

Cite this article as:
Girard, J.E., Germino, F.J., Budris, J.P. et al. J Chem Ecol (1979) 5: 125. doi:10.1007/BF00987693

Abstract

Hexanal, isolated from a whole animal extract of the flesh fly,Sarcophaga bullata, attracts over 65% of the females tested with no apparent effect on males.

Key words

Diptera Sarcophagidae flesh fly Sarcophaga bullata pheromone hexanal 

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. Girard
    • 1
  • F. J. Germino
    • 1
  • J. P. Budris
    • 1
  • R. A. Vita
    • 1
  • M. P. Garrity
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryCollege of The Holy CrossWorcester
  2. 2.General Electric companyCorporate Reseach and Development CenterSchenectady

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