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Table 1 Reports of haematophagous insect responses to octanol, heptanol and nonanol

From: A laboratory evaluation of alcohols as attractants for the sandfly Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera:Psychodidae)

Compounds Sources of compounds Insects References
   Experimental design responses  
1-octanol Commercial (Aldrich) Simulium arcticum Sutcliffe et al.[18]
Field Negative attractiveness
1-heptanol Metasternal glands of Triatoma brasiliensis Triatoma brasiliensis Vitta et al.[19]
No response
1-nonanol Volatiles from cattle headspace and urine Haematobia irritans Stomoxys calcitrans Birkett et al.[20]
   CG-EAG Positive response