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Comparison of learning and memory of Apis cerana and Apis mellifera

QIN, Qiuhong; He, Xujiang; Tian, Liu-Qing; Zhang, Shao Wu; Zeng, Zhi-Jiang


The honeybee is an excellent model organism for research on learning and memory among invertebrates. Learning and memory in honeybees has intrigued neuroscientists and entomologists in the last few decades, but attention has focused almost solely on the Western honeybee, Apis mellifera. In contrast, there have been few studies on learning and memory in the Eastern honeybee, Apis cerana. Here we report comparative behavioral data of color and grating learning and memory for A. cerana and A....[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00359-012-0747-9


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