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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 (2007) 210 (2): 198–207.
Published: 15 January 2007
... the pedometer hypothesis. 8 11 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 * Author for correspondence (e-mail: matthias.wittlinger@gmx.de ) desert ant Cataglyphis navigation stride integration walking behaviour odometer Foraging desert ants Cataglyphis fortis...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (17): 3301–3308.
Published: 1 September 2006
... History, Department of Mammalogy, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024, USA 5 6 2006 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2006 2006 path integration odometer polarization compass desert ant Cataglyphis Desert ants of the genus Cataglyphis are renowned...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (21): 4005–4011.
Published: 1 November 2005
... The Company of Biologists Limited 2005 2005 three-dimensional path integration 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...