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Allometry and resolution of bee eyes (Apoidea).
A sample of compound eyes from 15 species of female pollen foraging bees (apiform Apoidea) was morphometrically analyzed. These species were chosen for size differences, different socialExpand
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Numerical allometric growth of the ommatidia, antennal sensilla, and teeth of foretibial combs in the milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus Dallas (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae)
Abstract Oncopeltus fasciatus (Heteroptera : Lygaeidae), the milkweed bug, was bred in captivity. Sampling showed that individuals grow exponentially through their 6 developmental stages with anExpand
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An exact field test for the fade-out time of the odor trails of the Asian Weaver antsŒcophylla smaragdina
SummaryBinary choice tests revealed under field conditions of the humid tropics that well established odor trails ofOecophylla smaragdina gradually fade away over a period of threeExpand
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The Light and Magnetic Compass of the Weaver Ant, Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Some of the foraging of the arboreal Australian weaver ant Oecophylla smaragdina takes place on the ground. Odor trails and compass orientation are used to return to the trunk of their nesting tree.Expand
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Über die Phylogenie der Geotaxis innerhalb der Bienen (Apoidea)
Summary1.There are two types of directional orientation to gravity within the superfamily of the bees (Apoidea): Walking bees with progeotaxis reduce their angle of orientation with increasing slopeExpand
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Randomness in ontogeny. On antennal grooming in the milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus
Milkweed bugs (Oncopeltus fasciatus, Lygaeidae) groom the distal segment of each antenna between the tibial combs of both forelegs. Variable numbers of grooming strokes compose a grooming bout. AExpand