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Sex attractant of the grass grub beetle.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Publication Date
Volume
168
Issue
3934
Pages
1005–1006
Identifiers
PMID: 5441021
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The sex attractant produced by adult females of the grass grub beetle Costelytra zealandica (White) has been isolated and identified as phenol. Field tests with phenol-water mixtures were attractive to male beetles in particular.

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