Foraging ecology of the night-active bull ant Myrmecia pyriformis

  title={Foraging ecology of the night-active bull ant Myrmecia pyriformis},
  author={Samuel F. Reid and Ajay Narendra and Robert W. Taylor and Jochen Zeil},
  journal={Australian Journal of Zoology},
  pages={170 - 177}
Abstract. Here we report on the nocturnal bull ant Myrmecia pyriformis, a species whose activity to and from the nest is mainly restricted to the dawn and dusk twilight respectively. Recent research on M. pyriformis has focussed on its visual system, the timing of activity patterns, and the navigational strategies employed by individuals while foraging. There is, however, a lack of basic ecological information about this species. The present study describes the behaviour and foraging ecology… 

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