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- Groot, Astrid T.; Inglis, Olive; Bowdridge, Scott; Santangelo, Richard G.; Blanco, Carlos; Lóópez, Juan D.; Teráán Vargas, Antonio; Gould, Fred; Schal, Coby
- Evolution 2009 v.63 no.8 pp. 1987
- Heliothis subflexa; Heliothis virescens; Helicoverpa zea; insect pheromones; sex hormones; sex attractants; insect communication; moths; temporal variation; geographical variation; phenotypic plasticity
- ... In moth pheromone communication signals, both quantitative and qualitative intraspecific differences have been found across geographic regions. Such variation has generally been hypothesized to be due to selection, but evidence of genetic control of these differences is largely lacking. To explore the patterns of variation in pheromone signals, we quantified variation in the female sex pheromone b ...