Chapter 12. Evolutionary Ecology of Oviposition Marking Pheromones

  1. Monika Hilker Editor and
  2. Torsten Meiners Editor
  1. Thomas S. Hoffmeister and
  2. Bernard D. Roitberg

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch12

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

How to Cite

Hoffmeister, T. S. and Roitberg, B. D. (2003) Evolutionary Ecology of Oviposition Marking Pheromones, in Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition (eds M. Hilker and T. Meiners), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch12

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:

  • pheromones;
  • oviposition mark;
  • sex pheromone;
  • oviposition site;
  • self-superparasitism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Four Major Questions on the Use of Oviposition Marking Pheromones

  • How Might Natural Selection Shape the Use and Chemistry of Oviposition Marking Pheromones?

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements