Millar, J.G., Moreira, J.A., McElfresh, J.S., Daane, K.M., & Freund, A.S. 2009 Sex Pheromone of the Longtailed Mealybug: A new Class of Monoterpene Structure.. Organic Letters 211(12): 2683-2685

Notes: Sex Pheromone of the Longtailed Mealybug: A New Class of Monoterpene Structure ... The sex pheromone of the longtailed mealybug, identified as 2-(1,5,5-trimethylcyclopent-2-en-1-yl)ethyl acetate, represents the first example of a new monoterpenoid skeleton. ... The longtailed mealybug, Pseudococcus longispinus, is a widely distributed polyphagous insect species that infests crops such as grapes, citrus, apples, pears, and a wide variety of ornamental plants. ... Abstract | Supporting Info