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Table 1 Relative peak area of cuticular compounds.

From: A cuckoo in wolves' clothing? Chemical mimicry in a specialized cuckoo wasp of the European beewolf (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae and Crabronidae)

  A. mellifera workers P. triangulum males P. triangulum females H. rutilans females H. nobile females C. arenaria females
C21 0.399 - - - 0.194 -
C22 0.128 - - - - -
(Z)-11-Eicosen-1-ol 0.471 - - - - -
(Z)-9-C23:1 2.81 0.261 - - 0.884 -
(Z)-7-C23:1 0.301 - - - 0.210 -
C23 22.4 16.5 10.2 10.1 3.56 0.138
11-,9-MeC23 - - - - 2.70 -
7-MeC23 - - - - 2.69 -
5-MeC23 - - - - 0.289 -
3-MeC23 - - 0.387 1.10 1.01 -
C24:1 1.15 0.261 - - - -
C24 0.508 0.756 - - 0.213 0.188
(Z)-9-C25:1 5.31 34.5 40.8 11.0 9.55 0.038
(Z)-7-C25:1 0.233 - - 10.6 3.10 0.087
C25 24.8 9.49 5.80 20.3 21.0 32.7
13-,11-,9-MeC25 0.043 - - 1.95 9.41 1.22
7-MeC25 0.010 - - 0.975 8.33 0.188
5-MeC25 - - - 0.489 1.40 0.576
7,11-diMeC25, 3-MeC25 - - - - 0.710 0.254
C26:1 - 0.281 0.443 0.211 - -
C26 0.384 - - - 0.764 0.531
13-,12-,11-,10-,9-,8-,7-MeC26 - - - - 0.639 0.370
16-Pentacosen-8-one - - 0.307 - - -
(Z)-9-C27:1 1.93 2.16 31.2 13.9 0.683 0.434
(Z)-7-C27:1 - - - 6.32 0.588 5.42
C27 12.9 5.15 2.51 10.6 10.9 7.12
13-,11-,9-,7-MeC27 0.368 - - 1.58 15.0 25.7
5-MeC27 - - - - 0.311 0.073
9,13-diMeC27 - - - - 0.412 0.320
7,11-diMeC27, 3-MeC27 - - - - - 0.223
5,9-,5,11-diMeC27 - - - - - 0.643
C28 0.154 - - - 0.249 0.197
14-,13-,12-,11-,10-,9-,8-,7-MeC28 - - - - 0.286 0.546
18-Heptacosen-10-one - - 0.527 - - -
(Z)-9-C29:1 0.341 0.047 1.38 0.571 - 0.771
7-C29:1 0.653 - - - - 5.00
C29 4.53 3.49 4.01 8.36 1.79 4.00
13-,11-,9-,7-MeC29 0.250 - - - 2.42 11.9
5-MeC29 - - - - - 0.247
7,11-diMeC29+3-MeC29 - - - - - 0.031
5,13-,5,11-,5,9-diMeC29 - - - - - 0.083
C30 - - - - - 0.055
14-,13-,12-,11-,10-,9-,8-MeC30 - - - - - 0.080
C31:1 4.78 0.553 - - - 0.046
C31:1 0.635 0.491 - - - 0.098
C31 5.41 1.85 2.47 1.98 -- 0.246
15-,13-,11-,9-,7-MeC31 - - - - 0.635 0.490
C33:1 0.762 - - - - -
C33:1 7.87 11.7 - - - -
C33 0.377 12.6 - - - -
  1. Relative peak area (in percent, not transformed) of compounds on the cuticle of A. mellifera workers (N = 8), P. triangulum males (N = 8), P. triangulum females (N = 7), H. rutilans females N = 13), H. nobile females (N = 4), and C. arenaria females (N = 4).