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Keywords: Cataglyphis fortis.
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (5): 585–590.
Published: 1 March 2002
...Daniel Heusser; Rüdiger Wehner SUMMARY When negotiating their way through cluttered environments, desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis , tend to run along the midlines of the alleys formed by adjacent low shrubs. This ‘centring response’ was investigated by inducing foraging ants to walk through...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (24): 4177–4184.
Published: 15 December 2001
.... In either case, the ants define their courses within allocentric systems of reference. Here, we show that desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis , forced to run along a devious path can use egocentric information as well. The ants were trained to deviate from their straight homebound course by a wide inconspicuous...