Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Psyche
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 275128, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/275128
Research Article

Volatile Chemicals of Adults and Nymphs of the Eucalyptus Pest, Thaumastocoris peregrinus (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae)

1Laboratório de Semioquímicos, Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), Centro Politécnico, 81531-990, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
2Laboratório de Entomologia Florestal, Embrapa Florestas, Estrada da Ribeira, Guaraituba, 83411 000 Colombo, PR, Brazil
3Invasive Insect and Behavior Laboratory, ARS Biocontrol, USDA, Agricultural Research Center-West, B-007, Room 313, Beltsville, MD 20705, USA

Received 23 February 2012; Accepted 21 April 2012

Academic Editor: Jocelyn G. Millar

Copyright © 2012 Camila B. C. Martins et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. D. L. Carpintero and P. M. Dellapé, “A new species of Thaumastocoris kirkaldy from Argentina (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae: Thaumastocorinae),” Zootaxa, vol. 1228, pp. 61–68, 2006. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. R. L. Nadel, B. Slippers, M. C. Scholes et al., “DNA bar-coding reveals source and patterns of Thaumastocoris peregrinus invasions in South Africa and South America,” Biological Invasions, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1067–1077, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. T. D. Paine, M. J. Steinbauer, and S. A. Lawson, “Native and exotic pests of Eucalyptus: a worldwide perspective,” Annual Review of Entomology, vol. 56, pp. 181–201, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. C. Wilcken, E. Soliman, L. A. N. Sá et al., “Bronze bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero and Dellapé (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) on Eucalyptus in Brazil and its distribution,” Journal of Plant Protection Research, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 201–205, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. E. Noack and H. A. Rose, “Life-history of Thaumastocoris peregrinus and Thaumastocoris sp. In the laboratory with some observations on behavior,” General and Applied Entomology, vol. 30, pp. 27–33, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  6. J. R. Aldrich, “Chemical ecology of the Heteroptera,” Annual Review of Entomology, vol. 33, pp. 211–238, 1988. View at Google Scholar
  7. M. Borges and J. R. Aldrich, “Instar-specific defensive secretions of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae),” Experientia, vol. 48, no. 9, pp. 893–896, 1992. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. A. G. J. Wheeler, “The mirid rectal organ: purging the literature,” Florida Entomologist, vol. 63, no. 4, pp. 481–485, 1980. View at Google Scholar
  9. J. G. Millar, “Pheromones of true bugs,” Topics in Current Chemistry, vol. 240, pp. 37–84, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  10. R Development Core Team, “R: a language and environment for statistical 584 computing,” 2011, http://www.R-project.org.
  11. A. Fontan, P. G. Audino, A. Martinez et al., “Attractant volatiles released by female and male Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae), a vector of chagas disease: chemical analysis and behavioral bioassay,” Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 191–197, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. Siljander, R. Gries, G. Khaskin, and G. Gries, “Identification of the airborne aggregation pheromone of the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius,” Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 708–718, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. D. Dilek and K. Yusuf, “Fine structure and chemical analysis of the metathoracic scent gland of Eurygaster maura (Linnaeus, 1758) (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae),” Folia Biologica, vol. 55, no. 3-4, pp. 133–141, 2007. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. W. S. Leal, A. R. Panizzi, and C. C. Niva, “Alarm pheromone system of leaf-footed bug Leptoglossus zonatus (Heteroptera: Coreidae),” Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 1209–1216, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. T. Watanabe, H. Takeuchi, M. ishizaki et al., “Seasonal attraction of the rice bug, Leptocorisa chinensis Dallas (Heteroptera: Alydidae), to synthetic attractant,” Applied Entomology and Zoology, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 155–164, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. J. R. Aldrich, A. Zhang, and J. E. Oliver, “Attractant pheromone and allomone from the metathoracic scent gland of a broad-headed bug (Hemiptera: Alydidae),” The Canadian Entomologist, vol. 132, no. 6, pp. 915–923, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. Q. Zhang and J. R. Aldrich, “Male-produced anti-sex pheromone in a plant bug,” Naturwissenschaften, vol. 90, no. 11, pp. 505–508, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. H. Higuchi, A. Takahashi, T. Fukumoto, and F. Mochizuki, “Attractiveness of synthetic sex pheromone of the rice leaf bug, Trigonotylus caelestialium (Kirkaldy) (Heteroptera: Miridae) to males,” Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology, vol. 48, no. 4, pp. 345–347, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. J. R. Aldrich, J. E. Oliver, W. R. Lusby, and J. P. Kochansky, “Identification of male-specific exocrine secretions from predatory stink bugs (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae),” Arquives of Insect Biochemistry and Phisiology, vol. 3, pp. 1–12, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. G. Millar, R. E. Rice, and Q. Wang, “Sex pheromone of the mirid bug Phytocoris relativus,” Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 23, no. 7, pp. 1743–1754, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. J. G. Millar and R. E. Rice, “Sex pheromone of the plant bug Phytocoris californicus (Heteroptera: Miridae),” Journal of Economic Entomology, vol. 91, no. 1, pp. 132–137, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. Q.-H. Zhang and J. R. Aldrich, “Sex pheromone of the plant bug, Phytocoris calli Knight,” Journal of Chemical Ecology, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 719–724, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus