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Keywords: odometry
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (22): 3580–3588.
Published: 1 November 2015
... integration Odometry Formica rufa One attraction of researching insect navigation is the opportunity that it offers to understand memory processes in an animal with a brain that is considerably smaller than that of most vertebrates. Consider a desert ant, such as Cataglyphis fortis , that forages...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (10): 1629–1641.
Published: 15 May 2011
... of animal species. The same is true for senses of direction – the compasses for navigation – and the construction of vectors for navigation from compass and distance cues. The measurement of distance itself – odometry – has received much less attention. The present review addresses some recent progress...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (18): 2893–2901.
Published: 15 September 2009
... disturbed walking odometry These results demonstrate that homing performance of desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis , is remarkably resistant to disturbances of walking behaviour, at least with regard to distance measurements, even though distance estimation is probably that component of the ants...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (8): 1367–1375.
Published: 15 April 2006
... the hypothesis that bees rely exclusively on deposited scent to accurately localise a food source in natural foraging environments. We instead conclude that odometry and scent guidance contribute to honeybee food search in a manner reflecting the significance and relative reliability of sensory information...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (21): 4123–4135.
Published: 1 November 2005
...Tony Vladusich; Jan M. Hemmi; Mandyam V. Srinivasan; Jochen Zeil SUMMARY How do honeybees use visual odometry and goal-defining landmarks to guide food search? In one experiment, bees were trained to forage in an optic-flow-rich tunnel with a landmark positioned directly above the feeder...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2393–2397.
Published: 15 July 2003
... Road, London E1 4NS, UK (e-mail: l.chittka@qmul.ac.uk ) 4 4 2003 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2003 2003 colour vision dance language motion vision optical flow waggle dance odometry honeybee Apis mellifera Contrary to most other animals, honeybees can inform...