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Visual searching of local food sources in social Hymenoptera

Kartsev, V.M.

Sensory systems and communication in arthropods Including the first comprehensive collection of contributions by Soviet Scientists: 154-157

1990


Accession: 002544410

In a series of field experiments, honeybees (Apis mellifera) and wasps (Paravespula spp.) collected during every foraging trip a sufficient portion of sugar syrup distributed at several similar flower-like feeders. In many cases insects were able to escape fruitlessly repeated investigations of feeders (when they turned out to be empty).

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