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Chemical communication in the genus Leptopilina (Hymenoptera: Figitidae), a parasitoid of Drosophila

Weiss, Ingmar (2016) Chemical communication in the genus Leptopilina (Hymenoptera: Figitidae), a parasitoid of Drosophila. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Animal communication systems employ a variety of different modalities, including visual, acoustic, electrical, and chemical stimuli. In insects, the use of chemicals for information transfer, the so-called semiochemicals, is a common phenomenon. In this doctoral thesis, I investigate the chemical communication of the genus Leptopilina, a genus of solitary parasitoids of Drosophila. I mainly ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Tiere kommunizieren über eine Vielzahl verschiedener Modalitäten, unter anderem bedienen sie sich visueller, akustischer, elekrischer und chemischer Reize. Insekten verwenden häufig chemische Verbindungen, sogenannte Semiochemikalien, zum Übertragen von Informationen. In dieser Doktorarbeit untersuche ich die chemische Kommunikation der Gattung Leptopilina, einer Gattung von Larvalparasitoiden ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:13 June 2016
Referee:Prof. Dr. Joachim Ruther and Prof. Dr. Erhard Strohm
Date of exam:9 June 2015
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
Keywords:Leptopilina, chemical communication, pheromone evolution, iridoids, cuticular hydrocarbons
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:31906
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