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Evidence for a Sex Attractant in the Elaterid Beetle, Hemicrepidius morio (LeConte)1

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  31 May 2012

J. A. Chapman
Forest Entomology and Pathology Laboratory, Victoria, B.C.


Numbers of the elaterid beetle, Hemicrepidius morio (LeConte) were attracted to cages containing logs or bark. Males greatly predominated. Evidence is presented for assuming a sex attractant, from females in the cages or in the traps used, to be involved.

Copyright © Entomological Society of Canada 1964

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