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Semiochemicals of Apis florea, the Red dwarf honeybee

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Hymenoptera
Family:  Apidae
Subfamily:  Apinae
Genus:  Apis
Tribe:  Apinini
Author:  Fabricius
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Semiochemical(s):

  Nagaraja N  2009  J. Chem. Ecol.  35: 653   
    E2-10-hydroxy-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
 
D
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
 
 
 
  Naik DG  2002  J. Api. Res.  41: 59   
    7-2Kt    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
 
Repellent 
 
  Koeniger N  1979  J. Insect Physiol.  25: 467   
    isopentyl acetate    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
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Alarm pheromone 
    delta2-10Ac    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
 
 
 
  Veith HJ  1978a  Experientia  34: 423   
    delta2-10Ac    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
 
Amount
pg -   Picogram
ng -   Nanogram
g -   Microgram
mg -   Milligram
g -   Gram
 
Alarm pheromone 
 
  Sannasi A  1971  Life Sci.  10: 195   
    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
 
 
 
  Butler CG  1967a  Nature  213: 423   
    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
 
 
 

Reference(s):

Nagaraja, N., and Brockmann, A. 2009. Drones of the dwarf honey bee Apis florea are attracted to (2E)-9-oxodecenoic acid and (2E)-10-hydroxydecenoic acid. J. Chem. Ecol. 35:653-655.
 
Naik, D.G., Padmini, B., Chadawa, S.S., and Thomas, D. 2002. 2-heptanone as a repellent for Apis florea. J. Api. Res. 41:59-61.
 
Koeniger, N., Weiss, J., and Maschwitz, U. 1979. Alarm pheromones of the sting in the genus Apis. J. Insect Physiol. 25:467-476.
 
Veith, H.J., Weiss, J., and Koeniger, N. 1978a. A new alarm pheromone (2-decen-1-yl acetate) isolated from the stings of Apis dorsata and Apis florea (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Experientia. 34:423.
 
Sannasi, A., and Rajulu, G.S. 1971. 9-oxodec-trans-2-enoic acid in the Indian honeybees. Life Sci. 10:195-201.
 
Butler, C.G., Calam, D.H., and Callow, R.K. 1967a. Attraction of Apis mellifera drones by the odours of the queens of two other species of honey bees. Nature (London). 213:423.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2024. The Pherobase: Database of Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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