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Honeybee waggle dance: recruitment success depends on the dance floor
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PMID:  9319269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The waggle dance of the honeybee Apis mellifera, used to recruit nestmates to a food source, takes place on the surface of the combs in the dark hive. The mechanism of information transfer between dancer and follower bees is not entirely understood. The results presented here reveal a novel factor that must be brought into any consideration of this mechanism, namely that the nature of the floor on which the bees dance has a considerable influence on the recruitment of nestmates to a food source. Dancers on combs with open empty cells recruit three times as many nestmates to a food source as dancers on capped brood cells.
Authors:
Tautz
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of experimental biology     Volume:  199     ISSN:  1477-9145     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Exp. Biol.     Publication Date:  1996  
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Created Date:  1997-10-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243705     Medline TA:  J Exp Biol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1375-81     Citation Subset:  -    
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