Mechanisms of dance orientation in the Asian honey beeApis florea L.

  • Fred C. Dyer
  • Published 2005 in Journal of Comparative Physiology A

Abstract

Early studies of dance communication inApis florea had shown that waggle dances are not performed on a vertical plane and oriented to gravity, as in the other species ofApis, but instead take place on the flattened top of the exposed comb and are oriented to celestial cues directly. More recent experiments showed thatA. florea can dance in the absence of a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01350026

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@article{Dyer2005MechanismsOD, title={Mechanisms of dance orientation in the Asian honey beeApis florea L.}, author={Fred C. Dyer}, journal={Journal of Comparative Physiology A}, year={2005}, volume={157}, pages={183-198} }