Olfactory conditioning during the recruitment process in a leaf-cutting ant

Abstract

During recruitment, workers of Acromyrmex lundi are conditioned to the odor of the food fragment initially carried by the scout worker. The learned odor cue is used as a decision criterion during food collection.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00317762

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@article{Roces1990OlfactoryCD, title={Olfactory conditioning during the recruitment process in a leaf-cutting ant}, author={Flavio Roces}, journal={Oecologia}, year={1990}, volume={83}, pages={261-262} }