Moth releasing pheromones

Moth releasing pheromones

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Credit: MELVYN YEO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Moth releasing pheromones. Many species of moths rely on sexual pheromones to find mates. Female moths have special glands located in their abdomens which release scent molecules into the air. These molecules are detected by the antennae of male moths. Photographed in Singapore

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Keywords: animal, asia, asian, biological, biology, close-up, detail, entomological, entomology, fauna, insect, moth, nature, pheromone organ, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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