Hiding in plain sight : cuticular compound profile matching conceals a larval tortoise beetle in its host chemical cloud

Hiding in plain sight : cuticular compound profile matching conceals a larval tortoise beetle in its host chemical cloud

K. F. Massuda, J. R. Trigo

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Larvae of tortoise beetles are postulated to have fecal shields as the main defensive strategy against predators. Such a device protects beetles both physically and chemically. In order to examine how larvae Chelymorpha reimoseri are protected against predatory ants, which frequently visit...

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Hiding in plain sight : cuticular compound profile matching conceals a larval tortoise beetle in its host chemical cloud

K. F. Massuda, J. R. Trigo


										

Hiding in plain sight : cuticular compound profile matching conceals a larval tortoise beetle in its host chemical cloud

K. F. Massuda, J. R. Trigo

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    Journal of Chemical Ecology

    Vol. 40, no. 4 (Apr., 2014), p. 341-354