Compass cues used by a nocturnal bull ant, Myrmecia midas.

@article{Freas2017CompassCU,
  title={Compass cues used by a nocturnal bull ant, Myrmecia midas.},
  author={Cody A Freas and Ajay Narendra and Ken Cheng},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={220 Pt 9},
  pages={1578-1585}
}
Ants use both terrestrial landmarks and celestial cues to navigate to and from their nest location. These cues persist even as light levels drop during the twilight/night. Here, we determined the compass cues used by a nocturnal bull ant, Myrmecia midas, in which the majority of individuals begin foraging during the evening twilight period. Myrmecia midas… CONTINUE READING