Elm Bark Derived Feeding Stimulants for the Smaller European Elm Bark Beetle

Science  23 Jan 1970:
Vol. 167, Issue 3917, pp. 380-382
DOI: 10.1126/science.167.3917.380


The principal feeding stimulants for the beetle Scolytus multistriatus Marsham from the twig bark of Ulmus americana L. have been identified as (+)-catechin-5-β-D-xylopyranoside and lupeyl cerotate.