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Vision of the honeybee Apis mellifera for patterns with one pair of equal orthogonal bars

Horridge, George Adrian


The visual discrimination of patterns of two equal orthogonal black bars by honeybees has been studied in a Y-choice apparatus with the patterns presented vertically at a fixed range. Previous work shows that bees can discriminate the locations of one, or possibly more, contrasts in targets that are in the same position throughout the training. Therefore, in critical experiments, the locations of areas of black were regularly shuffled to make them useless as cues. The bees discriminate...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Insect Physiology
DOI: 10.1016/S0022-1910(97)00041-3


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