After our initial launch, we had a number of people submit questions. One of the first, from Antnommer on Twitter, I found particularly interesting because it aligns with my interest in biochemistry.
— Antnommer (@Antnommer) December 14, 2014
To answer this question, I think I need to split it into 3 parts:
1.) What is an osmeterium?
2.) What does it smell like, and does the smell differ between species?
3.) What chemicals give the osmeterium it’s characteristic odor?
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