- aphrodisiac pheromone
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)A pheromone that facilitates copulation.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
Look at other dictionaries:
Pheromone — Fanning honeybee exposes Nasonov gland (white at tip of abdomen) releasing pheromone to entice swarm into an empty hive A pheromone (from Greek φ … Wikipedia
Aphrodisin — (Mesocricetus auratus) Struktur nach PDB … Deutsch Wikipedia
Pupa — of the Cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha) A pupa (Latin pupa for doll, pl: pupae or pupas) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation. The pupal stage is found only in holometabolous insects, those that undergo a complete… … Wikipedia
androconia — n. pl. [Gr. aner, male; konia, dust] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Specialized scales associated with aphrodisiac pheromone glands, on the wings of male butterflies; comparable scales may occur on legs or abdomen; scent scales … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
Stobbe's gland — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Lepidoptera, paired multicellular aphrodisiac pheromone producing glands in the second abdominal segment of male noctuids … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
Pheromones in fiction — Pheromones are a popular device in fiction, including the novel Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins. They were also mentioned in an episode of Wolfgang Petersen s television series The Agency . In the Star Trek universe, female Orions are said to… … Wikipedia
chemoreception — chemoreceptive /kee moh ri sep tiv, kem oh /, adj. /kee moh ri sep sheuhn, kem oh /, n. the physiological response to chemical stimuli. [1915 20; CHEMO + RECEPTION] * * * Sensory process by which organisms respond to external chemical stimuli, by … Universalium
Androstenone — Chembox new ImageFile=Androstenone.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName= (5S,8R,9S,10S,13R,14S) 10,13 dimethyl 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,11,12,14,15 dodecahydrocyclopenta [a] phenanthren 3 one OtherNames=5α Androst 16 en 4 one Section1= Chembox Identifiers… … Wikipedia
Tuber (genus) — Taxobox name = Truffle image width = 250px regnum = Fungi divisio = Ascomycota subphylum = Pezizomycotina classis = Pezizomycetes ordo = Pezizales familia = Tuberaceae genus = Tuber subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = Tuber aestivum Tuber… … Wikipedia
Melanocortin receptor — Melanocortin receptors are members of the rhodopsin family of 7 transmembrane, G protein coupled receptors. There are five known members of the melanocortin receptor system each with differing specificities for melanocortins: … Wikipedia