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Table 2 Relative amount (%, mean ± SE) of volatile compounds in the effluvia of Brindley’s glands of females and males of the three phyllosoma complex species

From: “Sweeter than a rose”, at least to Triatoma phyllosoma complex males (Triatominae: Reduviidae)

  Triatoma longipennis Triatoma pallidipennis Triatoma phyllosoma
No Compounds/ sex
1 Propanoic acid 4.11 ± 0.69 (10) 3.69 ± 0.45 (10) 0.67 ± 0.11 (10) 2.81 ± 0.45 (10) 0.91 ± 0.16 (10) 5.82 ± 1.10 (10)
2 Isobutyric acid 90.35 ± 2.46 (10) 92.56 ± 0.63 (10) 91.05 ± 1.94 (10) 96.31 ± 0.53 (10) 98.15 ± 0.19 (10) 88.01 ± 1.67 (10)
3 Pentyl butanoate 0.56 ± 0.12 (10) 0.72 ± 0.08 (10) 0.63 ± 0.24 (10) 0.11 ± 0.01 (10) 0.25 ± 0.03 (10) 0.59 ± 0.14 (10
4 2-Methyl hexanoic acid 4.98 ± 1.74 (10) 3.03 ± 0.27 (10) 7.65 ± 1.69 (10) 0.78 ± 0.11 (10) 0.68 ± 0.12 (10) 5.58 ± 1.57 (10)
  1. Note: Numbers in parentheses indicate the detection frequency for each compound (n = 10 samples)