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- Groot, A.T.; Horovitz, J.L.; Hamilton, J.; Santangelo, R.G.; Schal, C.; Gould, F.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2006 v.103 no.15 pp. 5858-5863
- Heliothis subflexa, etc ; Heliothis virescens; sex pheromones; insect communication; males; females; mating behavior; interspecific hybridization; hybrids; viability; natural selection; backcrossing; quantitative trait loci; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... The chemical composition of the sexual communication signals of female moths is thought to be under strong stabilizing selection, because females that produce atypical pheromone blends suffer lower success in finding mates. This intraspecific selection pressure cannot explain the high diversity of moth pheromone blends found in nature. We conducted experiments to determine whether communication in ...
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