Cossé A, Bartelt R, Zilkowski B, Bean D, Petroski R. The aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.): identification of two behaviorally active components. J Chem Ecol. 2005;31:657-70 pubmed
..Compound 1 as a single component was more attractive than controls, but much less attractive than 2 or the blend. Males and females were attracted in about equal numbers, indicating that this is an aggregation pheromone. ..
Cossé A, Bartelt R, Zilkowski B, Bean D, Andress E. Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar, Tamarix spp. J Chem Ecol. 2006;32:2695-708 pubmed
..The combination of the pheromone and the green leaf odor blend could be a useful attractant in detecting the presence of the biocontrol agent, D. elongata, in stands of saltcedar newly colonized by the beetle...