The volatile constituents of the scent gland reservoir of the fruit-spotting bug, Amblypelta nitida
JT Baker, JD Blake, JK Macleod, DA Ironside and IC Johnson
Australian Journal of Chemistry
25(2) 393 - 400
Using combined gas chromatography and mass spectrometry, ten components of the scent-gland complex of the coreoid Amblypelta nitida Stal have been identified. Of specific interest is the presence in the gland reservoir of 2-n-butyloct-2-enal, the aldol condensation-dehydration product of hexanal.
Full text doi:10.1071/CH9720393
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