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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (20): 3281–3286.
Published: 15 October 2008
... travelled is disregarded when there is no concurrent input from the celestial compass. We suggest that bees may possess two different odometers – a `community'odometer that is used to provide information to nestmates via the dance, and a `personal' odometer that is used by an experienced individual...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (5): 845–853.
Published: 1 March 2007
...M. Dacke; M. V. Srinivasan SUMMARY Honeybees determine distance flown by gauging the extent to which the image of the environment moves in the eye as they fly towards their goal. Here we investigate how this visual odometer operates when a bee flies along paths that include a vertical component...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (17): 3301–3308.
Published: 1 September 2006
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 path integration odometer polarization compass desert ant Cataglyphis Desert ants of the genus Cataglyphis are renowned for their path integration capacities ( Wehner and Wehner,1990 ; Wehner,2003 ). Individual foragers perform large scale...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (21): 4005–4011.
Published: 1 November 2005
... distance estimation odometer ant Cataglyphis fortis Desert ants of the genus Cataglyphis perform large-scale excursions in surroundings devoid of conspicuous landmarks, from which they return to their nest by path integration (dead reckoning), i.e. on a direct,shortcut way ( Müller...