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    Author(s): Dan Miller; J. D. Allison; C. M. Crowe; Matthew Dickinson; A. Eglitis; R. W. Hofstetter; A. S. Munson; Therese M. Poland; L. S. Reid; B. E. Steed; J. D. Sweeney
    Date: 2016
    Source: Journal of Economic Entomology
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Detection tools are needed for Monochamus species (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) because they are known to introduce pine wilt disease by vectoring nematodes in Asia, Europe, and North America. In 2012–2014, we examined the effects of the semiochemicals monochamol and ipsenol on the flight responses of the sawyer beetles Monochamus carolinensis (Olivier), Monochamus clamator (LeConte), Monochamus mutator LeConte, Monochamus notatus (Drury), Monochamus obtusus Casey, Monochamus scutellatus (Say), and Monochamus titillator (F.) complex (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) to traps baited with a-pinene. Experiments were set in pine forests in New Brunswick and Ontario (Canada), and Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Montana, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, and Washington (United States). In brief, 40 traps were placed in 10 blocks of 4 traps per block per location. Traps were baited with: 1) a-pinene; 2) a-pineneþmonochamol; 3) a-pineneþipsenol; and 4) a-pineneþmonochamolþipsenol. Monochamol increased catches of six species and one species complex of Monochamus with an additive effect of ipsenol for five species and one species complex. There was no evidence of synergy between monochamol and ipsenol on beetle catches. Monochamol had no effect on catches of other Cerambycidae or on any associated species of bark beetles, weevils, or bark beetle predators. We present a robust data set suggesting that the combination of a-pinene, ipsenol, and monochamol may be a useful lure for detecting Monochamus species.

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    Miller, D. R.; Allison, J. D.; Crowe, C. M.; Dickinson, D. M.; Eglitis, A.; Hofstetter, R. W.; Munson, A. S.; Poland, T. M.; Reid, L. S.; Steed, B. E.; Sweeney, J. D. 2016. Pine sawyers (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) attracted to a-pinene, monochamol, and ipsenol in North America. Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol. 109(3): 10 pages.: 1205-1214.  10.1093/jee/tow071

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    Keywords

    a-pinene, monochamol, ipsenol, detection, trapping

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