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Anderson P, Anton S (2014) Experience-based modulation of behavioral responses to plant volatiles and other sensory cues in insect herbivores. Plant, Cell & Environment. Article first published online: 11 MAY 2014: doi: 10.1111/pce.12342

Andersson K, Bergman K-O, Andersson F, Hedenström E, Jansson N, Burman J, Winde I, Larsson MC, Milberg P (2014) High-accuracy sampling of saproxylic diversity indicators at regional scales with pheromones: the case of Elater ferrugineus (Coleoptera, Elateridae). Biological Conservation 171: 156-166. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.007

Anfora G, Vitagliano S, Larsson MC, Witzgall P, Tasin M, Germinara GS, De Cristofaro A (2014) Disruption of Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) oviposition by the application of host plant volatiles. Pest Management Science 70: 628-635. doi: 10.1002/ps.3597

Binyameen M, Jankuvova J, Blazenec M, Jakus R, Song L, Schlyter F, Andersson MN (2014) Co-localisation of insect olfactory sensory cells improves the discrimination of closely separated odour sources. Functional Ecology 28: Article first published online: 3 MAR 2014. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12252

Desurmont GA, Harvey J, van Dam NM, Cristescu S, Schiestl FP, Cozzolino S, Anderson P, Larsson MC, Kindlmann P, Danner H (2014) Alien interference: Disruption of infochemical networks by invasive insect herbivores. Plant, Cell & Environment. Article first published online: 15 MAY 2014. doi: 10.1111/pce.12333

Majeed S, Hill SR, Ignell R (2014) Impact of elevated CO2 background levels on the host-seeking behaviour of Aedes aegypti. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 598-604. doi: 10.1242/jeb.092718

Saveer AM, Becher PG, Birgersson G, Hansson BS, Witzgall P, Bengtsson M (2014) Mate recognition and reproductive isolation in the sibling species Spodoptera littoralis and Spodoptera litura. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2: Article 18. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00018

Siju K, Reifenrath A, Scheiblich H, Neupert S, Predel R, Hansson BS, Schachtner J, Ignell R (2014) Neuropeptides in the antennal lobe of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Comparative Neurology 522: 592–608. doi: 10.1002/cne.23434

Unelius CR, Schiebe C, Bohman B, Andersson MN, Schlyter F (2014) Non-host volatile blend optimization for forest protection against the European spruce bark beetle, Ips typographus. PLoS ONE 9: e85381. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0085381



Anderson P, Sadek MM, Larsson MC, Hansson BS, Thöming G (2013) Larval host plant experience modulates both mate finding and oviposition choice in a moth. Animal Behaviour 85: 1169–1175.  doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.03.00

Andersson MN, Grosse-Wilde E, Keeling CI, Bengtsson JM, Yuen MMS, Li M, Hillbur Y, Bohlman J, Hansson BS, Schlyter F (2013) Antennal transcriptome analysis of the chemosensory gene families in the tree killing bark beetles, Ips typographus and Dendroctonus ponderosae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). BMC Genomics 14: 198 [2013-04-05 ranked 'Highly accessed' by BMC]. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-198

Anton S, Minoli S, Gadenne C, Anderson P (2013) Modulation of olfactory and gustatory sensitivity mediated by sensory experience in moths: a simple form of social learning? In:  Clark K (ed), Social Learning Theory: Phylogenetic Considerations across Animal, Plant, and Microbial Taxa. Nova Science Publishers Inc USA, Hauppauge NY, pp 147-162.   ISBN 978-1-62618-268-4

Balkenius A, Dacke M (2013) Learning of multi-modal stimuli in Hawkmoths. PLoS ONE 8:e71137. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071137

Binyameen M, Hussain A, Yousefi F, Birgersson G, Schlyter F (2013) Modulation of reproductive behaviors by non-host volatiles in the polyphagous Egyptian Cotton Leafworm, Spodoptera littoralis. Journal of Chemical Ecology doi: 10.1007/s10886-013-0354-4

Hegazi EM, Khafagi WE, Schlyter F (2013) Egg maturation dynamics of the parasitoid Microplitis rufiventris: starvation speeds maturation in early life. Physiological Entomology 38: 233–240.  doi: 10.1111/phen.12027

Isberg E, Hillbur Y, Ignell R (2013) Comparative study of antennal and maxillary palp olfactory sensilla of female biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae: Culicoides) in the context of host preference and phylogeny. Journal of Medical Entomology 50: 485-492.  doi: 10.1603/ME12235

Jaleta KT, Hill SR, Seyoum E, Balkew M, Gebre-Michael T, Ignell R, Tekie H (2013) Agro-ecosystems impact malaria prevalence: large-scale irrigation drives vector population in western Ethiopia. Malaria Journal 12: 350.  doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-12-350

Karlsson MF, Birgersson G, Witzgall P, Lekfeldt JDS, Punyasiri PAN, Bengtsson M (2013) Guatemalan potato moth Tecia solanivora distinguish odour profiles from qualitatively, different potatoes Solanum tuberosum L. Phytochemistry 85: 72-81. doi: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2012.09.015

Kárpáti Z, Tasin M, Cardé RT, Dekker T (2013) Early quality assessment lessens pheromone specificity in a moth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110: 7377-7382.  doi: 10.1073/pnas.1216145110

Knight AL, Witzgall P (2013) Combining Mutualistic Yeast and Pathogenic Virus—A Novel Method for Codling Moth Control. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39: 1019–1026.  doi: 10.1007/s10886-013-0322-z

Kromann SH, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2013) Distribution of neuropeptides in the antennal lobes of male Spodoptera littoralis. Cell and Tissue Research doi: 10.1007/s00441-013-1703-x

Olaniran OA, Sudhakar AV, Drijfhout FP, Dublon IA, Hall DR, Hamilton JG, Kirk WD (2013) A male-predominant cuticular hydrocarbon, 7-methyltricosane, is used as a contact pheromone in the western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 39: 559-568. doi: 10.1007/s10886-013-0272-5

Ometto L, Cestaro A, Ramasamy S, Grassi A, Revadi S, Siozios S, Moretto M, Fontana P, Varotto C, Pisani D, Dekker T, Wrobele N, Viola R, Pertot P, Cavalieri D, Mark Blaxtere M, Gianfranco A, Rota-Stabelli O (2013) Linking genomics and ecology to investigate the complex evolution of an invasive Drosophila pest. Genome Biology and Evolution 5: 745-757.  doi: 10.1093/gbe/evt034 http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evt034

Pettersson E, Bensch S, Ander M, Chirico J, Sigvald R, Ignell R (2013) Molecular identification of bloodmeals and species composition in Culicoides biting midges. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 27: 104-112. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2012.01038.x

Siju K, Reifenrath A, Scheiblich H, Neupert S, Predel R, Hansson BS, Schachtner J, Ignell R (2013) Neuropeptides in the antennal lobe of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Comparative Neurology doi: 10.1002/cne.23434

Sun M, Liu Y, Walker W, Liu C, Lin K, Gu S, Zhang Y, Zhou J, Wang G (2013) Identification and characterization of pheromone receptors and interplay between receptors and pheromone binding proteins in the diamondback moth, Plutella xyllostella PLoS ONE 8: e62098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0062098

Thöming G, Larsson MC, Hansson BS, Anderson P (2013) Comparison of plant preference hierarchies of male and female moths and the impact of larval rearing hosts. Ecology 94: 1744-1752.  doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0907.1

Trona F, Anfora G, Balkenius A, Bengtsson M, Tasin M, Knight A, Janz N, Witzgall P, Ignell R (2013) Neural coding merges sex and habitat chemosensory signals in an insect herbivore. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280: 20130267.  doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0267

Whitehorn LJ, Hawkes FM, Dublon IA (2013) Superplot3d: an open source GUI tool for 3d trajectory visualisation and elementary processing. Source Code for Biology and Medicine 8: 19.  doi: 10.1186/1751-0473-8-19

Zakir A, Bengtsson M, Sadek MM, Hansson BS, Witzgall P, Anderson P (2013) Specific response to herbivore-induced de novo synthesized plant volatiles provide reliable information for host plant selection in a moth. The Journal of experimental biology 216: 3257-3263.  doi: 10.1242/jeb.083188

Zakir A, Sadek MM, Bengtsson M, Hansson BS, Witzgall P, Anderson P (2013) Herbivore-induced plant volatiles provide associational resistance against an ovipositing herbivore. Journal of Ecology (Oxford) 101: 410-417. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12041


Andersson MN (2012) Mechanisms of odor coding in coniferous bark beetles: From neuron to behavior and application. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology 2012: Article ID 149572

Andersson MN, Schlyter F, Hill SR, Dekker T (2012) What reaches the antenna? How to Calibrate Odor Flux and Ligand-Receptor Affinities. Chemical Senses 37: 403-420

Balkenius A, Hansson BS (2012) Discrimination training with multimodal stimuli changes activity in the mushroom body of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta. PLoS ONE 7: e32133

Becher PG, Flick G, Rozpedowska E, Schmidt A, Hagman A, Lebreton S, Larsson MC, Hansson BS, Piskur J, Witzgall P, Bengtsson M (2012) Yeast, not fruit volatiles mediate attraction and development of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Functional Ecology 26: 822–828

Bengtsson JM, Trona F, Montagné N, Anfora G, Ignell R, Witzgall P, Jacquin-Joly E (2012) Putative chemosensory receptors of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella, identified by antennal transcriptome analysis. PLoS ONE 7: e31620

Binyameen M, Anderson P, Ignell R, Saeda MA, Hansson BS, Schlyter F (2012) Spatial organization of antennal olfactory sensory neurons in the female Spodoptera littoralis moth: Differences in sensitivity and temporal characteristics. Chemical Senses 37: 613-629

Birgersson G, Dalusky MJ, Espelie KE, Berisford CW (2012) Pheromone production, attraction, and inter-specific inhibition among four species of Ips bark beetles in the southeastern USA. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology 2012:

Article ID 532652

Byers JA, Birgersson G (2012) Host-Tree Monoterpenes and Biosynthesis of Aggregation Pheromones in the Bark Beetle Ips paraconfusus. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology 2012: Article ID 539624

Chertemps T, François A, Durand N, Rosell G, Dekker T, Lucas P, Maïbèche-Coisne M (2012) A carboxylesterase, Esterase-6, modulates sensory physiological and behavioral response dynamics to pheromone in Drosophila. BMC Biology 10: 56

Farnier K, Bengtsson M, Becher PG, Witzell J, Witzgall P, Manduric S (2012) Novel bioassay demonstrates attraction of the white potato cyst nematode Globodera pallida (Stone) to non-volatile and volatile host plant cues. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 795-801

Hall DR, Amarawardana L, Cross JV, Francke W, Boddum T, Hillbur Y (2012) The Chemical Ecology of Cecidomyiid Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 2-22

Harraca V, Ryne C, Birgersson G, Ignell R (2012) Do bed bugs use our odour to find us? Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 623-629

Lebreton S, Becher PG, Hansson BS, Witzgall P (2012) Attraction of Drosophila melanogaster males to food-related and fly odours. Journal of Insect Physiology 58: 125–129

Minoli S, Kauer I, Colson V, Party V, Renou M, Anderson P, Gadenne C, Marion-Poll F, Anton S (2012) Brief exposure to sensory cues elicits stimulus-nonspecific general sensitization in an insect. PLoS ONE 7: e34141

Nilsson U, Eriksson A, Rämert B, Anderson P (2012) Male and female Trybliographa rapae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) behavioural responses to food plant, infested host plant and combined volatiles. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6: 251-258

Sadek MM, von Wowern G, Löfstedt C, Rosén WQ, Anderson P (2012) Modulation of the temporal pattern of calling behavior of female Spodoptera littoralis by exposure to sex pheromone. Journal of Insect Physiology 58: 61-66

Saveer AM, Kromann S, Birgersson G, Bengtsson M, Lindblom T, Balkenius A, Hansson BS, Witzgall P, Becher PG, Ignell R (2012) Floral to green: mating switches moth olfactory coding and preference. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279: 2314-2322

Schiebe C, Hammerbacher A, Birgersson G, Witzell J, Brodelius P, Gershenzon J, Hansson BS, Krokene P, Schlyter F (2012) Inducibility of chemical defences in Norway spruce bark is correlated with unsuccessful mass attacks by the spruce bark beetle. Oecologia 170: 183-198

Schlyter F (2012) Semiochemical diversity in practise: Anti-attractant semiochemicals reduces bark beetle attacks on standing trees -a first meta-analysis. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology 2012: Article ID 268621

Svensson GP, Liedtke C, Hedenström E, Breistein P, Bång J, Larsson MC (2012) Chemical ecology and insect conservation: optimising pheromone-based monitoring of the threatened saproxylic click beetle Elater ferrugineus. Journal of Insect Conservation 16: 549-555

Witzgall P, Proffit M, Rozpedowska E, Becher PG, Andreadis S, Coracini M, Lindblom T, Ream LJ, Hagman A, Bengtsson M, Kurtzman CP, Piskur J, Knight A (2012) "This is not an apple" - yeast mutualism in codling moth. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 949-957

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F, Birgersson G (2012) 2-Methyl-3-buten-2-ol, a pheromone component of conifer 3 bark beetles found in the bark of non-host deciduous trees. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology 2012: Article ID 414508


Anderson P, Sadek M, Wäckers F (2011) Root herbivory affects oviposition and feeding behaviour of a foliar herbivore. Behavioural Ecology 22: 1272-1277

Andersson MN, Binyameen M, Sadek MM, Schlyter F (2011) Attraction modulated by spacing of pheromone components and anti-attractants in a bark beetle and a moth. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37: 899-911

Anton S, Evengaard K, Barrozo RB, Anderson P, Skals N (2011) Brief predator sound exposure elicits behavioral and neuronal long-term sensitization in the olfactory system of an insect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 3401-3405

Bengtsson JM, Khbaish H, Reinecke A, Wolde-Hawariat Y, Negash M, Seyoum E, Hansson BS, Hillbur Y, Larsson MC (2011) Conserved, highly specialized olfactory receptor neurons for food compounds in 2 congeneric scarab beetles, Pachnoda interrupta and Pachnoda marginata. Chemical Senses 36: 499-513

Bosa CF, Clavijo MA, Frida Karlsson M, Marina Cotes A, Witzgall P (2011) Response of Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) to volatile compounds of potato, Solanum tuberosum. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia 37: 1-7

Cook JI, Majeed S, Ignell R, Pickett JA, Birkett MS, Logan JG (2011) Enantiomeric selectivity in behavioural and electrophysiological responses of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus mosquitoes. Bulletin of Entomological Research 101: 541-550

Dekker T, Cardé R (2011) Moment-to-moment flight manoeuvres of the female yellow fever mosquito (Aedes aegypti L.) in response to plumes of carbon dioxide and human skin odour. Journal of Experimental Biology 241: 3480-3494

Dekker T, Ignell R, Waka M, Glinwood R, Hopkins R (2011) Identification of mosquito repellent odours from Ocimum forskolei. Parasites & Vectors 4: 183

Dube FF, Tadesse K, Birgersson G, Seyoum E, Tekie H, Ignell R, Hill SH (2011) Fresh, dried or smoked? Repellent properties of volatiles emitted from ethnomedicinal plant leaves against malaria and yellow fever vectors in Ethiopia. Malaria Journal 10: 375

Ioriatti C, Anfora G, Tasin M, De Cristofaro A, Witzgall P, Lucchi A (2011) Chemical ecology and management of Lobesia botrana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 104: 1125-1137

Jactel H, Birgersson G, Andersson S, Schlyter F (2011) Non-host volatiles mediate associational resistance to the pine processionary moth. Oecologia 166: 703-711

Jakus R, Zajíčkova L, Cudlín P, Blaženec M, Turčani M, Ježík M, Lieutier F, Schlyter F (2011) Landscape-scale Ips typographus attack dynamics: from monitoring plots to GIS-based disturbance models. iForest 4: 256-261

Khafagi WE, Hegazi EM, Andersson P, Schlyter F (2011) Does host size and feeding status influence the egg load of Microplitis rufiventris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)? Annals of the Entomological Society of America 104: 221-228

Kikuchi T, Cotton J, Dalzell J, Hasegawa K, Kanzaki N, McVeigh P, Takanashi T, Tsai I, Assefa S, Cock P, Otto T, Hunt M, Reid A, Sanchez-Flores A, Tsuchihara K, Yokoi T, Larsson M, Miwa J, Maule A, Sahashi N, Jones J, Berriman M (2011) Genomic Insights into the Origin of Parasitism in the Emerging Plant Pathogen Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. PLoS Pathogens 7: e1002219

Kuktaite R, Plivelic T, Cerenius Y, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Marttila S, Ignell R, Popineau Y, Tranquet O, Shewry PR, Johansson E (2011) Structure and morphology of wheat gluten films: From polymeric protein aggregates toward superstructure arrangements. Biomacromolecules 12: 1438-1448

Larsson MC, Svensson GP (2011) Monitoring spatiotemporal variation in abundance and dispersal by a pheromone-kairomone system in the threatened saproxylic beetles Osmoderma eremita and Elater ferrugineus. Journal of Insect Conservation 15: 891-902

Levi-Zada A, Fefer D, Anshelevitch L, Litovsky A, Bengtsson M, Gindin G, Soroker V (2011) Identification of the sex pheromone of the lesser date moth, Batrachedra amydraula, using sequential SPME auto-sampling. Tetrahedron Letters 52: 4550-4553

Martel V, Schlyter F, Ignell R, Hansson B, Anderson P (2011) Mosquito feeding affects larval behaviour and development in a moth. PLoS ONE 6: e25658

Nilsson U, Rännbäck L, Anderson P, Eriksson A, Rämert B (2011) Comparison of nectar use and preference in the parasitoid Trybliographa rapae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) and its host, the cabbage root fly, Delia radicum (Diptera: Anthomyiidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology 21: 1117-1132

Omondi BA, Jiang N, van den Berg J, Schulthess F (2011) The flight activity of Prostephanus truncatus (Horn)(Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Teretrius nigrescens Lewis (Coleoptera: Histeridae) in Kenya. Journal of Stored Products Research 47: 13-19

Proffit M, Birgersson G, Bengtsson M, Reis R, Jr., Witzgall P, Lima E (2011) Attraction and oviposition of Tuta absoluta females in response to tomato leaf volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology 37: 565-574

Schiebe C, Blazenec M, Jakus R, Unelius C, Schlyter F (2011) Semiochemical diversity diverts bark beetle attacks from Norway spruce edges. Journal of Applied Entomology 135: 715–786

Svensson GP, Sahlin U, Brage B, Larsson MC (2011) Should I stay or should I go? Modelling dispersal strategies in saproxylic insects based on pheromone capture and radio telemetry: a case study on the threatened hermit beetle Osmoderma eremita. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 2883–2902

Syed Z, Pelletier J, Flounders E, Chitolina RF, Leal WS (2011) Generic Insect Repellent Detector from the Fruit Fly Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS ONE 6: e17705


Anderbrant O, Matteson DS, Unelius CR, Pharazyn PS, Santangelo EM, Schlyter F, Birgersson G (2010) Pheromone of the elm bark beetle Scolytus laevis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae): stereoisomers of 4-methyl-3-heptanol reduce interspecific competition. Chemoecology 20: 179-187

Andersson MN, Larsson MC, Blazenec M, Jakus R, Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F (2010) Peripheral modulation of pheromone response by inhibitory host compound in a beetle. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3332-3339

Arensburger P, Megy K, Waterhouse RM, Abrudan J, Amedeo P, Antelo B, Bartholomay L, Bidwell S, Caler E, Camara F, Campbell CL, Campbell KS, Casola C, Castro MT, Chandramouliswaran I, Chapman SB, Christley S, Costas J, Eisenstadt E, Feschotte C, Fraser-Liggett C, Guigo R, Haas B, Hammond M, Hansson BS, Hemingway J, Hill SR, Howarth C, Ignell R, Kennedy RC, Kodira CD, Lobo NF, Mao C, Mayhew G, Michel K, Mori A, Liu N, Naveira H, Nene V, Nguyen N, Pearson MD, Pritham EJ, Puiu D, Qi Y, Ranson H, Ribeiro JMC, Roberston HM, Severson DW, Shumway M, Stanke M, Strausberg RL, Sun C, Sutton G, Tu Z, Tubio JMC, Unger MF, Vanlandingham DL, Vilella AJ, White O, White JR, Wondji CS, Wortman J, Zdobnov EM, Birren B, Christensen BM, Collins FH, Cornel A, Dimopoulos G, Hannick LI, Higgs S, Lanzaro GC, Lawson D, Lee NH, Muskavitch MAT, Raikhel AS, Atkinson PW (2010) Sequencing of Culex quinquefasciatus establishes a platform for mosquito comparative genomics. Science 330: 86-88

Balkenius A, Balkenius C (2010) Behaviour towards an unpreferred colour: can green flowers attract foraging hawkmoths? Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3257-3262

Balkenius A, Dacke M (2010) Flight behaviour of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta towards unimodal and multimodal targets. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 3741-3747

Balkenius A, Dacke M, Balkenius C (2010) The approach behaviour of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta toward multi-modal stimuli: A simulation model. In: Doncieux S, Girard B, Guillot A, Hallam B, Meyer J, Mouret J (eds), From Animals to Animals 11. Springer, Berlin, pp 232-241

Becher PG, Bengtsson M, Hansson BS, Witzgall P (2010) Flying the fly: Long-range flight behavior of Drosophila melanogaster to attractive odors. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36: 599-607

Bengtsson JM, Chinta SP, Wolde-Hawariat Y, Negash M, Seyoum E, Hansson BS, Schlyter F, Schulz S, Hillbur Y (2010) Pheromone-based mating and aggregation in the sorghum chafer, Pachnoda interrupta. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36: 768-777

Boddum T, Skals N, Hill SR, Hansson BS, Hillbur Y (2010) Gall midge olfaction: Pheromone sensitive olfactory neurons in Contarinia nasturtii and Mayetiola destructor. Journal of Insect Physiology 56: 1306-1314

Chen G, Zhang Q-H, Wang Y, Liu G-T, Zhou X, Niu J, Schlyter F (2010) Catching Ips duplicatus (Sahlberg) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) with pheromone-baited traps: optimal trap type, colour, height and distance to infestation. Pest Management Science 66: 213-219

Harraca V, Ignell R, Lofstedt C, Ryne C (2010) Characterization of the antennal olfactory system of the bed bug (Cimex lectularius). Chemical Senses 35: 195-204

Harraca V, Ryne C, Ignell R (2010) Nymphs of the common bed bug (Cimex lectularius) produce anti-aphrodisiac defence against conspecific males. BMC Biology 8: 121

Hill SR, Zaspel J, Weller S, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2010) To be or not to be... a vampire: A matter of sensillum numbers in Calyptra thalictri? Arthropod Structure & Development 39: 322-333

Ibba I, Angioy AM, Hansson BS, Dekker T (2010) Macroglomeruli for fruit odors change blend preference in Drosophila. Naturwissenschaften 97: 1059-1066

Ignell R, Okawa S, Englund J-E, Hill SR (2010) Assessment of diet choice by the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. Physiological Entomology 35: 274-286

Ignell R, Sengul MS, Hill SR, Hansson BS (2010) Odour coding and neural connections. In: Takken W, Knols B (eds), Olfaction in vector-host interactions. Vol. 2, Wageningen academic publisher, Wageningen pp 63-90.

Kárpáti Z, Olsson S, Hansson BS, Dekker T (2010) Inheritance of central neuroanatomy and physiology related to pheromone preference in the male European corn borer. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 286

Olsson SB, Kesevan S, Groot AT, Dekker T, Heckel DG, Hansson BS (2010) Ostrinia revisited: Evidence for sex linkage in European Corn Borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) pheromone reception. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 285

Poddighe S, Dekker T, Scala A, Angioy AM (2010) Olfaction in the female sheep botfly. Naturwissenschaften 97: 827-835

Sadek MM, Hansson BS, Anderson P (2010) Does risk of egg parasitism affect choice of oviposition sites by a moth? A field and laboratory study. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 135-143

Siju KP, Hill SR, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2010) Influence of blood meal on the responsiveness of olfactory receptor neurons in antennal sensilla trichodea of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Insect Physiology 56: 659-665

Stanczyk NM, Brookfield JFY, Ignell R, Logan JG, Field LM (2010) Behavioral insensitivity to DEET in Aedes aegypti is a genetically determined trait residing in changes in sensillum function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107: 8575-8580

Stökl J, Strutz A, Dafni A, Svatos A, Doubsky J, Knaden M, Sachse S, Hansson BS, Stensmyr MC (2010) A deceptive pollination system targeting Drosophilids through olfactory mimicry of yeast. Current Biology 20: 1846–1852

Tasin M, Backman A-C, Anfora G, Carlin S, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P (2010) Attraction of female grapevine moth to common and specific olfactory cues from 2 host plants. Chemical Senses 35: 57-64

Trona F, Anfora G, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P, Ignell R (2010) Coding and interaction of sex pheromone and plant volatile signals in the antennal lobe of the codling moth Cydia pomonella. Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 4291-4303

Trona F, Casado D, Coracini M, Bengtsson M, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P (2010) Flight tunnel response of codling moth Cydia pomonella to blends of codlemone, codlemone antagonists and pear ester. Physiological Entomology 35: 249-254

Wang H-L, Svensson GP, Rosenberg O, Bengtsson M, Jirle EV, Lofstedt C (2010) Identification of the Sex Pheromone of the Spruce Seed Moth, Cydia strobilella L. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36: 305-313

Winther ÅME, Ignell R (2010) Local peptidergic signaling in the antennal lobe shapes olfactory behavior. Fly 4: 167-171

Witzgall P, Kirsch P, Cork A (2010) Sex pheromones and their impact on pest management. Journal of Chemical Ecology 36: 80-100

Witzgall P, Trematerra P, Liblikas I, Bengtsson M, Unelius CR (2010) Pheromone communication channels in tortricid moths: lower specificity of alcohol vs. acetate geometric isomer blends. Bulletin of Entomological Research 100: 225-230

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F (2010) Inhibition of predator attraction to kairomones by non-host plant volatiles for herbivores: A bypass-trophic signal. PLoS ONE 5: e11063


Andersson MN, Haftmann J, Stuart JJ, Cambron SE, Harris MO, Foster SP, Franke S, Francke W, Hillbur Y (2009) Identification of sex pheromone components of the Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor. Journal of Chemical Ecology 35: 81-95

Andersson MN, Larsson MC, Schlyter F (2009) Specificity and redundancy in the olfactory system of the bark beetle Ips typographus: Single-cell responses to ecologically relevant odors. Journal of Insect Physiology 55: 556-567

Balkenius A, Bisch-Knaden S, Hansson B (2009) Interaction of visual and odour cues in the mushroom body of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 535-541

Becher PG, Baumann HI, Gademann K, Jüttner F (2009) The cyanobacterial alkaloid nostocarboline: an inhibitor of acetylcholinesterase and trypsin. Journal of Applied Phycology 21: 103-110

Bengtsson JM, Wolde-Hawariat Y, Khbaish H, Negash M, Jembere B, Seyoum E, Hansson BS, Larsson MC, Hillbur Y (2009) Field attractants for Pachnoda interrupta selected by means of GC-EAD and single sensillum screening. Journal of Chemical Ecology 35: 1063-1076

Boddum T, Skals N, Wiren M, Baur R, Rauscher S, Hillbur Y (2009) Optimisation of the pheromone blend of the swede midge, Contarinia nasturtii, for monitoring. Pest Management Science 65: 851-856

Hill SR, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2009) Characterization of antennal trichoid sensilla from female southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus Say. Chemical Senses 34: 231-252

Ignell R, Root CM, Birse RT, Wang JW, Nassel DR, Winther AME (2009) Presynaptic peptidergic modulation of olfactory receptor neurons in Drosophila. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 13070-13075

Karlsson MF, Birgersson G, Cotes Prado AM, Bosa F, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P (2009) Plant odor analysis of potato: Response of Guatemalan moth to above- and belowground potato volatiles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57: 5903-5909

Lankinen Å, Larsson MC (2009) Conflicting selection pressures on reproductive functions and speciation in plants. Evolutionary Ecology 23: 147-157

Larsson MC, Svensson GP (2009) Pheromone monitoring of rare and threatened insects: Exploiting a pheromone-kairomone system to estimate prey and predator abundance. Conservation Biology 23: 1516-1525

Martel V, Anderson P, Hansson BS, Schlyter F (2009) Peripheral modulation of olfaction by physiological state in the Egyptian leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Insect Physiology 55: 793-797

Ranius T, Svensson GP, Berg N, Niklasson M, Larsson MC (2009) The successional change of hollow oaks affects their suitability for an inhabiting beetle, Osmoderma eremita. Annales Zoologici Fennici 46: 205-216

Svensson GP, Oleksa A, Gawronski R, Lassance J-M, Larsson MC (2009) Enantiomeric conservation of the male-produced sex pheromone facilitates monitoring of threatened European hermit beetles (Osmoderma spp.). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 133: 276-282


Balkenius A, Kelber A, Balkenius C (2008) How do hawkmoths learn multimodal stimuli? A comparison of three models. Adaptive Behavior 16: 349-360

Bosa F, Osorio M P, Cotes P AM, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P, Fukumoto T (2008) Control of Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) through its pheromone for mating disruption. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia 34: 68-75

Eriksson C, Mansson PE, Sjodin K, Schlyter F (2008) Antifeedants and feeding stimulants in bark extracts of ten woody non-host species of the Pine Weevil, Hylobius abietis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 1290-1297

Ghaninia M, Larsson M, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2008) Natural odor ligands for olfactory receptor neurons of the female mosquito Aedes aegypti: Use of gas chromatography-linked single sensillum recordings. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 3020-3027

Jönsson M, Anderson P (2008) Emission of oilseed rape volatiles after pollen beetle infestation: behavioural and electrophysiological responses in the parasitoid Phradis morionellus. Chemoecology 17: 201-207

Kárpáti Z, Dekker T, Hansson BS (2008) Reversed functional topology in the antennal lobe of the male European corn borer. Journal of Experimental Biology 211: 2841-2848

Knudsen GK, Bengtsson M, Kobro S, Jaastad G, Hofsvang T, Witzgall P (2008) Discrepancy in laboratory and field attraction of apple fruit moth Argyresthia conjugella to host plant volatiles. Physiological Entomology 33: 1-6

Kristoffersen L, Hansson BS, Anderbrant O, Larsson MC (2008) Aglomerular hemipteran antennal lobes-basic neuroanatomy of a small nose. Chemical Senses 33: 771-778

Nothnagl M, Kosiba A, Alsanius BW, Anderson P, Larsen RU (2008) Modelling population dynamics of Frankliniella occidentalis pergande (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on greenhouse grown chrysanthemum. European Journal of Horticultural Science 73: 12-19

Roth LSV, Balkenius A, Kelber A (2008) The absolute threshold of colour vision in the horse. PLoS ONE 3: e3711

Ruebenbauer A, Schlyter F, Hansson BS, Lofstedt C, Larsson MC (2008) Genetic variability and robustness of host odor preference in Drosophila melanogaster. Current Biology 18: 1438-1443

Shtykova L, Masuda M, Eriksson C, Sjodin K, Marling E, Schlyter F, Nyden M (2008) Latex coatings containing antifeedants: Formulation, characterization, and application for protection of conifer seedlings against pine weevil feeding. Progress in Organic Coatings 63: 160-166

Siju KP, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2008) Immunocytochemical localization of serotonin in the central and peripheral chemosensory system of mosquitoes. Arthropod Structure & Development 37: 248-259

Sinakevitch I, Sjoeholm M, Hansson BS, Strausfeld NJ (2008) Global and local modulatory supply to the mushroom bodies of the moth Spodoptera littoralis. Arthropod Structure & Development 37: 260-272

Svensson GP, Larsson MC (2008) Enantiomeric specificity in a pheromone-kairomone system of two threatened saproxylic beetles, Osmoderma eremita and Elater ferrugineus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 34: 189-197

Witzgall P, Stelinski L, Gut L, Thomson D (2008) Codling moth management and chemical ecology. In: Annual Review of Entomology. Vol. 53, pp 503-522. 10.1146/annurev.ento.53.103106.093323


Anderson P, Hansson BS, Nilsson U, Han Q, Sjoholm M, Skals N, Anton S (2007) Increased behavioral and neuronal sensitivity to sex pheromone after brief odor experience in a moth. Chemical Senses 32: 483-491

Carlsson MA, Chong KY, Daniels W, Hansson BS, Pearce TC (2007) Component information is preserved in glomerular responses to binary odor mixtures in the moth Spodoptera littoralis. Chemical Senses 32: 433-443

Cook SM, Joensson M, Skellern MP, Murray DA, Anderson P, Powell W (2007) Responses of Phradis parasitoids to volatiles of lavender, Lavendula angustifolia - a possible repellent for their host, Meligethes aeneus. Biocontrol 52: 591-598

Coracini MDA, Zarbin PHG, Bengtsson M, Kovaleski A, Vilela EF, Torezan LL, Hickel ER, Witzgall P (2007) Effects of photoperiod and temperature on the development of Bonagota cranaodes. Physiological Entomology 32: 394-398

Faccoli M, Schlyter F (2007) Conifer phenolic resistance markers are bark beetle antifeedant semiochemicals. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 9: 237-245

Ghaninia M, Hansson BS, Ignell R (2007) The antennal lobe of the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae - innervation and three-dimensional reconstruction. Arthropod Structure & Development 36: 23-39

Ghaninia M, Ignell R, Hansson BS (2007) Functional classification and central nervous projections of olfactory receptor neurons housed in antennal trichoid sensilla of female yellow fever mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti. European Journal of Neuroscience 26: 1611-1623

Jönsson M, Rosdahl K, Anderson P (2007) Responses to olfactory and visual cues by over-wintered and summer generations of the pollen beetle, Meligethes aeneus. Physiological Entomology 32: 188-193

Kelber A, Balkenius A (2007) Sensory ecology of feeding in the hummingbird hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Entomologia Generalis 29: 97-110

Knuesel P, Carlsson MA, Hansson BS, Pearce TC, Verschure PFMJ (2007) Time and space are complementary encoding dimensions in the moth antennal lobe. Network-Computation in Neural Systems 18: 35-62

Nothnagl M, Kosiba A, Alsanius BW, Anderson P, Larsen RU (2007) Analysis of early population growth of Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on greenhouse grown chrysanthemum. European Journal of Horticultural Science 72: 248-254

Sadek MM, Anderson P (2007) Modulation of reproductive behaviour of Spodoptera littoralis by host and non-host plant leaves. Basic and Applied Ecology 8: 444-452

Tasin M, Backman A-C, Coracini M, Casado D, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P (2007) Synergism and redundancy in a plant volatile blend attracting grapevine moth females. Phytochemistry 68: 203-209

Wolde-Hawariat Y, Seyoum E, Jembere B, Negashl M, Hansson BS, Hillbur Y (2007) Behavioural and electrophysiological response of sorghum chafer Pachnoda interrupta (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to plant compounds. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 27: 53-61

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F, Chen G, Wang Y (2007) Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Ips subelongatus to semiochemicals from its hosts, non-hosts, and conspecifics in China. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 391-404

Zhang Q-H, Schlyter F, Liu G-T, Sheng M-L, Birgersson G (2007) Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Ips duplicatus to aggregation pheromone in inner mongolia, China: Amitinol as a potential pheromone component. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33: 1303-1315


Agrell J, Anderson P, Oleszek W, Stochmal A, Agrell C (2006) Elevated CO2 levels and herbivore damage alter host plant preferences. Oikos 112: 63-72

Balkenius A, Kelber A (2006) Colour preferences influences odour learning in the hawkmoth, Macroglossum stellatarum. Naturwissenschaften 93: 255-258

Balkenius A, Kelber A, Balkenius C (2006) Modelling multi-modal learning in a hawkmoth. In: Nolfi S, Baldassarre G, Calabretta R, Hallam J, Marocco D, Meyer J, Miglino O, Parisi D (eds), From Animals to Animats 9, Proceedings. Vol. 4095, pp 422-433.

Balkenius A, Rosen W, Kelber A (2006) The relative importance of olfaction and vision in a diurnal and a nocturnal hawkmoth. Journal of Comparative Physiology A - Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology 192: 431-437

Bengtsson M, Jaastad G, Knudsen G, Kobro S, Backman AC, Pettersson E, Witzgall P (2006) Plant volatiles mediate attraction to host and non-host plant in apple fruit moth, Argyresthia conjugella. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 118: 77-85

Bengtsson M, Karpati Z, Szocs G, Reuveny H, Yang Z, Witzgall P (2006) Flight tunnel responses of Z strain European corn borer females to corn and hemp plants. Environmental Entomology 35: 1238-1243

Bosa CF, Cotes AM, Osorio P, Fukumoto T, Bengtsson M, Witzgall P (2006) Disruption of pheromone communication in Tecia solanivora (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): Flight tunnel and field studies. Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 1245-1250

Carlsson M, Hansson B (2006) Detection and coding of flower volatiles in nectar-foraging insects. In: Dudareva N, Pichersky E (eds), Biology of Floral Scent. CRC Press, New York, pp 243-261

Dekker T, Ibba I, Siju KP, Stensmyr MC, Hansson BS (2006) Olfactory shifts parallel superspecialism for toxic fruit in Drosophila melanogaster sibling, D. sechellia. Current Biology 16: 101-109

Eriksson C, Sjödin K, Schlyter F, Högberg H-E (2006) Synthesis of (+)- and (-)-dihydropinidine by diastereoselective dimethylzinc promoted allylation of 2-methyltetrahydropyridine-N-oxide with an allylboronic ester. Tetrahedron-Asymmetry 17: 1074-1080

Månsson PE, Schlyter F, Eriksson C, Sjodin K (2006) Nonanoic acid, other alkanoic acids, and related compounds as antifeedants in Hylobius abietis pine weevils. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121: 191-201

Sjöholm M, Sinakevitch I, Strausfeld NJ, Ignell R, Hansson BS (2006) Functional division of intrinsic neurons in the mushroom bodies of male Spodoptera littoralis revealed by antibodies against aspartate, taurine, FMRF-amide, Mas-allatotropin and DC0. Arthropod Structure & Development 35: 153-168

Stastny M, Battisti A, Petrucco-Toffolo E, Schlyter F, Larsson S (2006) Host-plant use in the range expansion of the pine processionary moth, Thaumetopoea pityocampa. Ecological Entomology 31: 481-490

Takanashi T, Ishikawa Y, Anderson P, Huang Y, Loefstedt C, Tatsuki S, Hansson BS (2006) Unusual response characteristics of pheromone-specific olfactory receptor neurons in the Asian corn borer moth, Ostrinia furnacalis. Journal of Experimental Biology 209: 4946-4956

Tasin M, Backman AC, Bengtsson M, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P (2006) Essential host plant cues in the grapevine moth. Naturwissenschaften 93: 141-144

Tasin M, Backman AC, Bengtsson M, Varela N, Ioriatti C, Witzgall P (2006) Wind tunnel attraction of grapevine moth females, Lobesia botrana, to natural and artificial grape odour. Chemoecology 16: 87-92






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