Does an increase in reward affect the precision of the encoding of directional information in the honeybee waggle dance?

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Apis mellifera foragers perform waggle dances to communicate the presence of highly desirable nectar sources to their forager-mates. Each waggle dance consists of several waggle-runs (straight movements of the dancer closely aligned on the comb surface) that carry spatial information that the dance followers can use to locate the food source being… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00359-005-0602-3

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