Automobile Paint Effective as an Insect Attractant

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Science  19 May 1967:
Vol. 156, Issue 3777, pp. 946-947
DOI: 10.1126/science.156.3777.946


Two acrylic auto paints were effective attractants for sap beetles, Stelidota geminata (Say) and Glischrochilus fasciatus (Oliver). Response to the synthetic lures was sufficient to encourage additional testing of their potential in survey and control programs.