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- Aldrich, J.R.; Avery, J.W.; Lee, C.J.; Graf, J.C.; Harrison, D.J.; Bin, F.
- Journal of entomological science 1996 v.31 no.2 pp. 172
- Eurydema; Murgantia histrionica; scent glands; semiochemicals; chemical composition; allomones; defensive secretions; pyrazines; odors
- ... The semiochemistry of the common North American pest of crucifers, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (the harlequin bug), and two related European species, Eurydema ventrale L. and E. oleraceum L., was investigated. The metathoracic scent glands of these warningly-colored stink bugs (Pentatomidae) are smaller than the scent glands of most cryptically-colored pentatomids, and the secretions from the sce ...