Chemistry of the male mandibular gland secretion of the carpenter ant, Camponotus thoracicus fellah emery

H. A. Lloyd, N. R. Schmuff, A. Hefetz

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Abstract

The male mandibular gland secretion of the formicine ant, Camponotus thoracicus fellah contains 2,4-dimethylhexan-5-olide, methyl 6-methylsalicylate, methyl anthranilate, n-octanoic and n-nonanoic acids. The probable function of this exudate is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)687-689
Number of pages3
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Volume78
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

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