Inquiline roach responds to trail-marking substance of leaf-cutting ants

  • Authors: Moser, John C.
  • Publication Year: 1964
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Science 143: 1048-1049


Nymphs and females of the roach inquiline, Attaphila fungicola W. M. Wheeler, respond to odor-trail substances of Atta texana (Buckley) and Trachymyrmex septentrionalis (McCook).The ants are more sensitive than roaches to the pheromone.

  • Citation: Moser, John C. 1964. Inquiline roach responds to trail-marking substance of leaf-cutting ants. Science 143: 1048-1049
  • Posted Date: January 1, 2000
  • Modified Date: April 11, 2019
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