Horridge, George Adrian; Zhang, Shao Wu
Flying honeybees (Apis mellifera) discriminate colour, pattern disruption (equivalent to flicker induced
by self-motion) and orientation of edges, but they are unable to distinguish between a + and a x pattern
of four bars arranged at right angles. We find that they cannot distinguish between the four bars arranged
in a square and the same rotated by 45°, but the square is discriminated from the cross. Bees also
distinguish between a symmetrical radial pattern and one of concentric circles,...[Show more]
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