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Some labels that are recognized on landmarks by the honeybee (Apis mellifera)

Horridge, George Adrian

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Freely flying bees were trained in a situation that resembled the natural task of a bee arriving at a foraging site that was located by a landmark. The bees' task was to locate the reward in the arm of the Y-choice apparatus, where a black pattern on a white background was displayed in one arm versus a white target in the other arm, at a range of 27 cm. The alternative patterns for the training included previously identified cues. They were: an oblique bar, three parallel oblique bars, an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33675
Source: Journal of Insect Physiology
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2006.09.010

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