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- Ribeiro, Fernando Leite, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- PloS one 2009 v.4 no.4
- Atta sexdens; insect behavior; foraging; trail pheromones; learning
- ... The trails formed by many ant species between nest and food source are two-way roads on which outgoing and returning workers meet and touch each other all along. The way to get back home, after grasping a food load, is to take the same route on which they have arrived from the nest. In many species such trails are chemically marked by pheromones providing orientation cues for the ants to find thei ...
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