Macquarie University Home Page Macquarie University ResearchOnline

Showing items 1 - 7 of 7.

Add to Quick Collection   All 7 Results

  • First
  • Previous
  • 1
  • Next
  • Last
Sort:
 Add All Items to Quick Collection
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/165759
Description: The Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti shows remarkable visual navigational skills relying on visual rather than on chemical cues during their foraging trips. M. bagoti ants travel individually t... More
Reviewed:Reviewed
Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/113739
Description: Available online 13 November 2008. The Central Australian desert ant Melophorus bagoti is the most thermophilic ant on the continent. It comes out to forage during the hottest part of the day in the s... More
Reviewed:Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/115643
Description: Few of the 11,800 ant species are solitary foragers. Since ants are central place foragers, precision in navigation is essential. Ants are known to use several strategies, including image matching, or... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/115594
Description: Our two study species are Melophorous bagoti, a Central Australian desert ant and Cataglyphis fortis, a North African desert ant. Both are highly thermophilic and forage solitarily in the heat of the ... More
Authors: Narendra, Ajay
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/42426
Description: Highly evolved eusocial insects such as ants return from a food source to their nest by the shortest possible distance. This form of navigation, called path-integration, involves keeping track of the ... More
Reviewed:Reviewed
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/47526
Description: A variety of social insects use visual cues for homing. In this study, we examine the possible factors affecting the learning and retention of nest-associated visual cues by the Australian desert ant ... More
Reviewed:Reviewed
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/46435
Description: Assuming that the acquisition and retention of memories have costs, properties of memories should fit the functional requirements for the system of memory. Based on a functional analysis of what path ... More
Reviewed:Reviewed
  • First
  • Previous
  • 1
  • Next
  • Last