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- Berg, Bente G.; Zhao, Xin-Cheng; Wang, Guirong
- Insects 2014 v.5 no.4 pp. 742-761
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Helicoverpa armigera; Helicoverpa assulta; Helicoverpa zea; Heliothis virescens; brain; females; mating behavior; moths; odors; pheromones; proteins; sensory neurons; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... In heliothine moths, the male-specific olfactory system is activated by a few odor molecules, each of which is associated with an easily identifiable glomerulus in the primary olfactory center of the brain. This arrangement is linked to two well-defined behavioral responses, one ensuring attraction and mating behavior by carrying information about pheromones released by conspecific females and the ...
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