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- MOHYUDDIN, A.I.
- Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 1973 pp. 201-212
- Calystegia sepium; Chelymorpha cassidea; Deloyala guttata; Metriona bicolor; Monodactylus; host preferences; insects; moieties; tropane alkaloids; Ontario
- ... The chemical basis of host selection in stenophagous insects, Oidaematophorus monodactylus, Metriona bicolor, Deloyala guttata and Chelymorpha cassidea was studied. A compound with the molecular formula C₅H₃NO₄, isolated from a water extract of Calystegia sepium, acted as a recognition factor for O. monodactylus and D. guttata but not for M. bicolor and C. cassidea, indicating that insects feeding ...