Learning a Behavioral Sequence: An Accessible Challenge for Myrmica sabuleti Workers?

  title={Learning a Behavioral Sequence: An Accessible Challenge for Myrmica sabuleti Workers?},
  author={Marie-Claire Cammaerts and Roger Cammaerts},
  journal={International Journal of Biology},
We aimed to investigate on the ability of the ant Myrmica sabuleti in learning a behavioral sequence. We created two sequences consisting in navigating through five successive elements on the way to the nest, and tried to learn them to foragers. They could progressively learn a sequence for which the different steps were presented in a backward order. Doing so, each exhibited step leaded to an already known step and thus to the reward consisting in finally entering the nest. The ants were… 

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