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Semiochemicals of Genus Odontotermes

Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Uniramia
Class: Insecta
Order: Isoptera
Family: Macrotermitidae
Subfamily: Macrotermitinae
Tribe: Odontotermitini
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Semiochemical(s):

Odontotermes assmuthi Holmgren
 
               Sannasi A  1972  Nature  237: 457   
    E2-9-oxo-10Acid    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Q
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Primer pheromone 
 
 
Odontotermes badius Haviland
 
               Wood WF  1975b  Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am.  68: 359   
    1,4-benzoquinone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
S
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 
 
Odontotermes formosanus Shiraki
 
               Wen P  2012  J. Chem. Ecol.  38: 566   
    Z3Z6-12OH    9-16.64 Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
ng
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Trail pheromone 
    Z3-12OH    0.2-0.54 Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active    
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
 
 
               Deng XJ  2002  Acta Entomol. Sin.  45: 739   
    Z3Z6-12OH    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Trail pheromone 
 
               Du TY  1982  Acta Entomol. Sin.  25: 172   
    Z3Z6-12OH    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Trail pheromone 
 
 
Odontotermes gurdasporensis Holmgren & Holmgren
 
               Batra LR  1966  J. Kans. Entomol. Soc.  39: 725   
    1,4-benzoquinone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 
 
Odontotermes hainanensis Light
 
               Peppuy A  2001b  Insectes Soc.  48: 245   
    Z3-12OH    1.4 Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
W
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
ng
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Trail pheromone 
 
 
Odontotermes maesodensis Ahmad
 
               Peppuy A  2001b  Insectes Soc.  48: 245   
    Z3-12OH    1.4 Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   P
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
W
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
ng
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Trail pheromone 
 
 
Odontotermes praevalens John
 
               Maschwitz U  1974  Insectes Soc.  21: 231   
    toluquinone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
S
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 
 
Odontotermes redemanni Wasmann
 
               Maschwitz U  1974  Insectes Soc.  21: 231   
    toluquinone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
S
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 
 
Odontotermes stercorivorus Sjostedt
 
               Wood WF  1975b  Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am.  68: 359   
    1,4-benzoquinone    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   Al
Category of the chemical signal
A -   Attractant
Al -   Allomone
K -   Kairomone
P -   Pheromone
Sy -   Synomone
 
S
Source of the chemical signal
F -   Female
H -   Host (could be of plant or animal origin)
L -   Lure
M -   Male
M&F -   Male and Female
S -   Solider
Q -   Queen
W -   Worker
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Defense substance 
 
 
Reference(s):

Wen, P., Ji, B.-Z., Liu, S.-W., Liu, C., and Sillam-Dusss, D. 2012. Sex-pairing pheromone in the Asian termite pest species Odontotermes formosanus. J. Chem. Ecol. 38:566-575.
 
Deng, X.J., Zhang, J.M., Hu, J.F., Yang, J., Hu, Y.Y., and Zheng, Q. 2002. Biological activity of a synthetic trail-pheromone analogue of the black-winged subterranean termite, Odontotermes formosanus Shiraki. Acta Entomol. Sin. 45:739-742.
 
Peppuy, A., Robert, A., Smon, E., Bonnard, O., Son, N.T., and Bordereau, C. 2001b. Species specificity of trail pheromones of fungus-growing termites from northern Vietnam. Insectes Soc. 48:245-250.
 
Du, T.Y., Lo, C.T., Tang, M.L., and Liang, M.Y.C. 1982. On the trail-following substance of black-winged subterranean termite (Odontotermes formosanus (Shiraki)). Acta Entomol. Sin. 25:172-177.
 
Wood, W.F., Truckenbrodt, W., and Meinwald, J. 1975b. Chemistry of the defensive secretion from the African termite, Odontotermes badius. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 68:359-360.
 
Maschwitz, U., and Tho, Y.P. 1974. Quinones in the defensive secretions of some oriental macrotermitine species. Insectes Soc. 21:231-234.
 
Sannasi, A., and George, C.J. 1972. Termite queen substance: 9-oxodec-trans-2-enoic acid. Nature. 237:457.
 
Batra, L.R., and Batra, S.W.T. 1966. Fungus-growing termites of tropical India and associated fungi. J. Kans. Entomol. Soc. 39:725-738.
 

 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2024. The Pherobase: Database of Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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