Tortula muralis Hedwig 1801 (Family Pottiaceae)

Protective Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Limonene, Myrtenal, Pinocarveol, Verbenol
Sesquiterpenoids Amorphene, Bisabolene, Bourbonene, Cadinene, Caryophyllene,
Farnesene, Hexahydrofarnesyl Acetone, Longifolene
Diterpenoids Phytol
Aldehydes Decadienal, Decanal, Hexadecanal, Nonanal, Octanal,
Tetradecanal, Undecanal
Acids Hexadecanoic, Oleic, Pentadecanoic

Biotopes:
Rocks, Concrete
Herbivores:
Bryotropha affinis Larva

Bryotropha domestica Larva

Catoptria falsella Larva


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