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Keywords: Tandem running
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (15): jeb244106.
Published: 9 August 2022
...Nigel R. Franks; Jacob A. Podesta; Edward C. Jarvis; Alan Worley; Ana B. Sendova-Franks ABSTRACT We used a robotic gantry to test the hypothesis that tandem running in the ant Temnothorax albipennis can be successful in the absence of trail laying by the leader . Pheromone glands were placed...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb194019.
Published: 1 March 2019
.... Tandem runs were abundant in both types and were typically led by transporters as they returned to the losing site to fetch another nestmate. Few tandem followers joined the transport effort, suggesting that tandem runs do not serve to recruit transporters but may have another, as yet unidentified role...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (6): 887–892.
Published: 15 March 2015
... impacts their survival and reproduction. Diacamma indicum , the model system for our experiments is a ponerine ant that uses tandem running for colony relocation. In the present study an artificial manipulation was performed to cause a shift in the target nest. The flexibility of the relocation process...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (8): 1287–1292.
Published: 15 April 2012
...Elizabeth L. Franklin; Elva J. H. Robinson; James A. R. Marshall; Ana B. Sendova-Franks; Nigel R. Franks SUMMARY Learning is widespread in invertebrates. However, whether social insects improve their recruitment skills with experience is only beginning to be investigated. Tandem running is a one...
Includes: Supplementary data