Observations and Experiments on Dance Communication in Apis Florea in Sri Lanka

@inproceedings{Koeniger1982ObservationsAE,
  title={Observations and Experiments on Dance Communication in Apis Florea in Sri Lanka},
  author={Nikolaus Koeniger and Gudrun Koeniger and R. W. K. Punchihewa and Mo. Fabritius and Mi. Fabritius},
  year={1982}
}
  • Nikolaus Koeniger, Gudrun Koeniger, +2 authors Mi. Fabritius
  • Published 1982
  • Biology
  • SummaryThe wagtail dance of Apis florea is performed on that section of the tope of the comb which faces in the direction of the wagtail run of the dance. If the dancing bee had a direct view of the sky, the wagtail dances pointed approximately in the direction of the feeding place, on average 6·2° to the right of it (SD = ± 15°). Without direct sight of the sky, A. florea also performed wagtail dances oriented towards the feeding place, on average 4·4° to the right of it (SD = ± 25°).When bees… CONTINUE READING

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