The spectral sensitivity of polarized light orientation inCataglyphis bicolor (Formicidae, Hymenoptera)


1. The desert ant,Cataglyphis bicolor, is able to orient towards the pattern of polarized light in the sky even without perceiving information on the sun's position. The accuracy of artificially induced homing courses is not influenced by performing the experiments just before sunrise and after sunset or by shading the sun. 2. However, after destroying the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00694476


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