Hearing in honeybees: localization of the auditory sense organ

  title={Hearing in honeybees: localization of the auditory sense organ},
  author={Claudia Dreller and Wolfgang H. Kirchner},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A},
Airborne sound signals emitted by dancing honeybees (Apis mellifera) contain information about the locations of food sources. Honeybees can perceive these near field sounds and rely on them to decode the messages of the dance language. The dance sound is characterized by rhythmical air particle movement of high velocity amplitudes. The aim of the present study was to identify the sensory structures used to detect near field sound signals. In an operant conditioning experiment, bees were trained… CONTINUE READING
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