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Chemical Ecology of the Parasitoid Wasp Genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae)

Mair, Magdalena M. and Ruther, Joachim (2019) Chemical Ecology of the Parasitoid Wasp Genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2019 (7), pp. 1-19.

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Abstract

The use of chemical cues and signals is essential for communication in insects. Wasps of the genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae) are gregarious parasitoids that lay their eggs into puparia of cyclorrhaphous flies. During their life cycle, various kinds of semiochemicals are used: (1) a male abdominal sex pheromone that attracts females and induces site fidelity in males, (2) a ...

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Item type:Article
Date:24 May 2019
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Chemische Ökologie (Prof. Dr. Joachim Ruther)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fevo.2019.00184DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40461
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