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- Boevé, Jean-Luc; Rozenberg, Raoul
- Die Naturwissenschaften 2019 v.106 no.5-6 pp. 14
- Arge; Berberis; Pergidae; adults; body weight; cocoons; endosymbionts; feces; grazing; larvae; liquid chromatography; livestock; peptides; prepupae; sawflies; tandem mass spectrometry; toxicity
- ... Livestock can die from grazing in areas where larvae of certain Argidae or Pergidae species containing toxic peptides occur in mass. However, it remains unknown whether other stages also contain these compounds. Here, single specimens of larvae, prepupae, and adults of Arge berberidis, plus samples of its cocoons and larval feces, were analyzed by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Th ...