Species-Specific Floral Scents as Olfactory Cues in Pollinator Moths

  • Tomoko Okamoto
Part of the Ecological Research Monographs book series (ECOLOGICAL)


Within the diverse taxa in Phyllanthaceae, many species are obligately pollinated by host-specific seed-parasitic moths. There must be some mechanism by which a plant species attracts a pollinator partner because several Phyllanthaceae plants can co-occur in tropical regions.


Active pollination behavior Epicephala Glochidion Phyllantheae Sexual dimorphism Species specificity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied Biological SciencesGifu UniversityGifuJapan

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