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Semiochemicals of Reticulitermes virginicus, the Southern subterranean termite

Phylum:  Arthropoda
Subphylum:  Uniramia
Class:  Insecta
Order:  Isoptera
Family:  Heterotermitidae
Subfamily:  Heterotermitinae
Genus:  Reticulitermes
Tribe:  
Author:  Banks
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Semiochemical(s):

  Bernklau EJ  2005  J. Econ. Entomol.  98: 476   
    CO2    Relative ratio of the component   (*) indicates that compound is active   A
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
 
 
 
  Zalkow LH  1981  J. Chem. Ecol.  7: 717   
    gamma-cadinene    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 
    gamma-cadinenal    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
 
 
 
  Howard R  1976  J. Chem. Ecol.  2: 147   
    Z3Z6E8-12OH    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 
 
  Tai A  1969  J. Org. Chem.  34: 2180   
    Z3Z6E8-12OH    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 
 
  Matsumura F  1968  Nature  219: 963   
    Z3Z6E8-12OH    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 
 

Reference(s):

Bernklau, E.J., Fromm, E.A., Judd, T.M., and Bjostad, L.B. 2005. Attraction of subterranean termites (Isoptera) to carbon dioxide. J. Econ. Entomol. 98:476-484.
 
Zalkow, L.H., Howard, R.W., Gelbaum, L.T., Gordon, M.M., Deutsch, H.M., and Blum, M.S. 1981. Chemical ecology of Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) and R. virginicus (Banks) (Rhinotermitidae). J. Chem. Ecol. 7:717-731.
 
Howard, R., Matsumura, F., and Coppel, H.C. 1976. Trail-following pheromones of the Rhinotermitidae: approaches to their authentication and specificity. J. Chem. Ecol. 2:147-166.
 
Tai, A., Matsumura, F., and Coppel, H.C. 1969. Chemical identification of the trail-following pheromone for a southern subterranean termite. J. Org. Chem. 34:2180-2182.
 
Matsumura, F., Coppel, H.C., and Tai, A. 1968. Isolation and identification of termite trail-following pheromone. Nature. 219:963-964.
 
 
Citation: El-Sayed AM 2024. The Pherobase: Database of Pheromones and Semiochemicals. <http://www.pherobase.com>.
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