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Keywords: Fanning behaviorClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (12): 2203–2209.
Published: 15 June 2017
..., honey bees also use this system to perform other crucial tasks that are unrelated to flight. When ventilating the nest, bees grip the surface of the comb or nest entrance and fan their wings to drive airflow through the nest, and a similar wing-fanning behavior is used to disperse volatile pheromones...
Includes: Supplementary data