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- Dacke, Marie, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of comparative physiology 2018 v.204 no.8 pp. 737-745
- Bombus; bees; flight; learning; nests; texture; wasps
- ... When leaving the nest for the first time, bees and wasps perform elaborate learning flights, during which the location of the nest is memorised. These flights are characterised by a succession of arcs or loops of increasing radius centred around the nest, with an incremental increase in ground speed, which requires precise control of the flight manoeuvres by the insect. Here, we investigated the r ...