Chapter 10. Chemoecology of Oviposition in Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance

  1. Monika Hilker Editor and
  2. Torsten Meiners Editor
  1. Philip J. McCall

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch10

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

How to Cite

McCall, P. J. (2003) Chemoecology of Oviposition in Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance, in Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition (eds M. Hilker and T. Meiners), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100083

Online ISBN: 9780470760253

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Keywords:

  • chemoecology;
  • animal disease;
  • pollinators;
  • parasitic insects;
  • lymphatic filariasis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oviposition Attraction Pheromones

  • Oviposition Attraction Allelochemicals and their Interaction with Pheromones and Other Sensory Information

  • Oviposition Repellents

  • The Influence of Experience on Responses to Oviposition Cues

  • Responses to Plant Mimics and Plant Allelochemicals

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements