, Volume 30, Issue 9, pp 978–979 | Cite as

Sex pheromone of the German cockroach (Blattella germanica L.) responsible for male wing-raising: 3,11-dimethyl-2-nonacosanone

  • R. Nishida
  • H. Fukami
  • S. Ishii
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica


German Cockroach Blattella Germanica 
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Aus Cuticularwachs geschlechtsreifer Weibchen vonBlattella germanica (L.) wurde 3,11-Dimethyl-2-nonacosanon isoliert, das erwachsene Männchen der Art zum Balzverhalten anregt, wenn sie es mit ihren Antennen berühren.


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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Nishida
    • 1
  • H. Fukami
    • 1
  • S. Ishii
    • 1
  1. 1.Pesticide Research Institute, College of AgricultureKyoto UniversityKyoto(Japan)

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