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Title: (S)-(+)-Ipsdienol: Interspecific Inhibition of Ips latidens (LeConte) by Ips pini (Say) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)

Author: Miller, Daniel R.; Borden, John H.;

Date: 1992

Source: Journal Chemical Ecology, Vol. 18, No. 9, 1992

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: In south-central British Columbia, the attraction of Ips latidens (LeConte) to its pheromone, ipsenol, was inhibited by (S)-(+)-ipsdienol, a pheromone for I. pini (Say). (R)-(-)-Ipsdienol had no effect on I. latidens. (S)-(+)-lpsdienol probably plays a role in interspecific communication between the two species, facilitating reductions in interspecific competition for breeding material and/or interspecific mating interference.

Keywords: Coleoptera, Scolytidae, Ips latidens, Ips pini, interspecific communication, synomone, pheromone, ipsenol, ipsdienol, chirality, enantiospecificity.

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Miller, Daniel R.; Borden, John H. 1992. (S)-(+)-Ipsdienol: Interspecific Inhibition of Ips latidens (LeConte) by Ips pini (Say) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Journal Chemical Ecology, Vol. 18, No. 9, 1992

 


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