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Journal of Chemical Ecology

, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp 635–641 | Cite as

Defensive secretion of chrysomelid larvaeGastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky andPhaedon brassicae Baly

  • Fumio Sugawara
  • Kazuhiro Matsuda
  • Akio Kobayashi
  • Kyohei Yamashita
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Abstract

The active substance of the larval defensive secretion of the Japanese chrysomelid beetles,Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky andPhaedon brassicae Baly was identified as chrysomelidial.

Key words

Defensive secretion Gastrophysa atrocyanea Motschulsky Phaedon brassicae Baly Coleoptera Chrysomelidae chrysomelidial 5-(1′-formylethyl)-2-methyl-1-cyclopentenecarbaldehyde dehydroiridodial octadecyl acetate (Z)-11-eicosenyl acetate 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fumio Sugawara
    • 1
  • Kazuhiro Matsuda
    • 2
  • Akio Kobayashi
    • 1
  • Kyohei Yamashita
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Agricultural Chemistry Faculty of AgricultureTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  2. 2.Laboratory of Applied Entomology Faculty of AgricultureTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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