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Semiochemicals of Camponotus ligniperda, the Brown-black carpenter ant

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Hymenoptera
Family:  Formicidae
Subfamily:  Formicinae
Genus:  Camponotus
Tribe:  Camponotini
Author:  Latreille
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Bedoukain RussellIPM

Semiochemical(s):

  Bestmann HJ  1999  Chem. Eur. J.  5: 2984   
    2Sme4Rme5S-5-hexanolide    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 
 
  Payne TL  1975  Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am.  68: 385   
    me-2-hydroxy-6me-benzoate    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
 
 
    mellein    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
 
 
 
  Brand JM  1973c  Life Sci.  13: 201   
    mellein    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
 
Mandibular gland 
    me-2-hydroxy-6me-benzoate    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
 
 
    10me-12Acid    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
 
 
 
  Bergstrom G  1971  Chem. Releas. Insects  : 195   
    11Hy    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
 
Alarm pheromone 
 
  Kaiser E  1958  Franz Deuticke, Wien  :  
    formic acid    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 
 

Reference(s):

Bestmann, H.J., Liepold, B., Kress, A., and Hofmann, A. 1999. Pheromones 109. (2S,4R,5S)-2,4-dimethyl-5-hexanolide: ants of different species Camponotus can distinguish the absolute configuration of their trail pheromone. Chem. Eur. J. 5:2984-2989.
 
Payne, T.L., Blum, M.S., and Duffield, R.M. 1975. Chemoreceptor responses of all castes of a carpenter ant to male-derived pheromones. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 68:385-386.
 
Brand, J.M., Fales, H.M., Sokoloski, E.A., MacConnell, J.G., Blum, M.S., and Duffield, R.M. 1973c. Identification of mellein in the mandibular gland secretions of carpenter ants. Life Sci. 13:201-211.
 
Bergstrm, G., and Lfqvist, J. 1971. Camponotus ligniperda Latr. A model for the composite volatile secretions of Dufour`s gland in formicine ants. Chem. Releas. Insects. 195-223.
 
Kaiser, E., and Michl, H. 1958. Die biochemie der tierischen gifte. Franz Deuticke, Wien. 1-258.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2024. The Pherobase: Database of Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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