Free Access
Volume 37, Number 3, May-June 2006
Page(s) 366 - 375
Published online 23 February 2006
References of Apidologie 37 366-375
  • Aguilar I., Sommeijer M. (2001) The deposition of anal excretions by Melipona favosa foragers (Apidae: Meliponinae): Behavioural observations concerning the location of food sources, Apidologie 32, 37-48 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Aguilar I., den Held A. (2003) Cues used by Trigona corvina (Apidae: Meliponini) for the location of artificial food sources: I. The role of the recruiting bee, Proc. Sect. Exp. Appl. Entomol. Neth. Entomol. Soc. 14, 59-63.
  • Aguilar I., Steuns R., Sommeijer M.J. (2004a) Cues and possible signals used to locate the position of the food source and their value in the recruitment of new bees in Plebeia tica (Apidae: Meliponini), in: Aguilar Monge I., Communication and recruitment for the collection of food in stingless bees: a behavioral approach, PhD thesis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, pp. 43-61.
  • Aguilar I., van Veen J., Sommeijer M.J. (2004b) Cues used by Trigona corvina (Apidae: Meliponini) for the location of an artificial food source: II. The role of the odor of the food source and scent trails survey, in: Aguilar Monge I., Communication and recruitment for the collection of food in stingless bees: a behavioral approach, PhD thesis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, pp. 71-83.
  • Aguilar I., Fonseca A., Biesmeijer J.C. (2005) Recruitment and communication of food source location in three species of stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini), Apidologie 36, 313-324 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Ascher J.S., Danforth B.N., Shuqing J. (2001) Phylogenetic utility of the major opsin in bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea): a reassessment, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 19, 76-93 [PubMed].
  • Costa M.A., Del Lama M.A., Melo G.A.R., Sheppard W.S. (2003) Molecular phylogeny of the stingless bees (Apidae, Apinae, Meliponini) inferrred from mitochondrial 16S rDNA sequences, Apidologie 34, 73-84 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Dornhaus A., Chittka L. (2001) Food alert in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): possible mechanisms and evolutionary implications, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 50, 570-576 [CrossRef].
  • Ferguson A.W., Free J.B. (1979) Production of a forage-marking pheromone by the honeybee, J. Apic. Res. 18, 128-135.
  • Free J.B., Williams I.H. (1983) Scent-marking of flowers by honeybees, J. Apic. Res. 22, 86-90.
  • Frisch K. von (1967) The dance language and orientation of bees, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Gilbert F., Azmeh S., Barnard C., Behnke J., Collins S.A., Hurst J., Shuker D. (2001) Individually recognizable scent marks on flowers made by a solitary bee, Anim. Behav. 61, 217-229 [CrossRef] [PubMed].
  • Giurfa M. (1993) The repellent scent-mark of the honeybee Apis mellifera ligustica and its role as communication cue during foraging, Insectes Soc. 40, 59-67 [CrossRef].
  • Gould J.L. (1993) Ethological and comparative perspectives on honey bee learning, in: Papaj D.R., Lewis A.C. (Eds.), Insect Learning: Ecological and Evolutionary Perspectives, Chapman & Hall, New York, pp. 18-50.
  • Goulson D., Hawson S.A., Stout J.C. (1998) Foraging bumblebees avoid flowers already visited by conspecifics or by other bumblebee species, Anim. Behav. 55, 199-206 [CrossRef] [PubMed].
  • Goulson D., Stout J.C., Langley J., Hughes W.O.H. (2000) Identity and function of scent marks deposited by foraging bumblebees, J. Chem. Ecol. 26, 2897-2911 [CrossRef].
  • Goulson D., Chapman J.W., Hughes W.O.H. (2001) Discrimination of unrewarding flowers by bees; direct detection of rewards and use of repellent scent marks, J. Insect Behav. 14, 669-678.
  • Hrncir M., Jarau S., Zucchi R., Barth F.G. (2004) On the origin and properties of scent marks deposited at the food source by a stingless bee, Melipona seminigra, Apidologie 35, 3-13 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Jarau S., Hrncir M., Zucchi R., Barth F.G. (2004) A stingless bee uses labial gland secretions for scent trail communication (Trigona recursa Smith 1863), J. Comp. Physiol. A 190, 233-239 [CrossRef].
  • Johnson L.K. (1983) Foraging strategies and the structure of stingless bee communities in Costa Rica, in: Jaisson P. (Ed.), Social Insects in the Tropics, Université de Paris-Nord, pp. 31-58.
  • Johnson L.K., Hubbell S.P. (1974) Aggression and competition among stingless bees: field studies, Ecology 55, 120-127.
  • Michener C.D. (1974) The social behavior of the bees: a comparative study, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Michener C.D. (2000) The bees of the world, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Nieh J.C. (1998) The role of a scent beacon in the communication of food location by the stingless bee, Melipona panamica, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 43, 47-58 [CrossRef].
  • Nieh J.C. (2004) Recruitment communication in stingless bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini), Apidologie 35, 159-182 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Nieh J.C., Contrera F.A.L., Nogueira-Neto P. (2003a) Pulsed mass recruitment by a stingless bee, Trigona hyalinata, Proc. R. Soc. London B 270, 291-296.
  • Nieh J.C., Ramírez S., Nogueira-Neto P. (2003b) Multi-source odor-marking of food by a stingless bee, Melipona mandacaia, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 54, 578-586 [CrossRef].
  • Nieh J.C., Contrera F.A.L., Yoon R.R., Barreto L.S., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (2004a) Polarized short odor-trail recruitment communication by a stingless bee, Trigona spinipes, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 56, 435-448.
  • Nieh J.C., Barreto L.S., Contrera F.A.L., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (2004b) Olfactory eavesdropping by a competitively foraging stingless bee, Trigona spinipes, Proc. R. Soc. London B 271, 1633-1640.
  • Schmidt V.M., Zucchi R., Barth F.G. (2003) A stingless bee marks the feeding site in addition to the scent path (Scaptotrigona aff. depilis), Apidologie 34, 237-248 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Schmidt V.M., Zucchi R., Barth F.G. (2005) Scent marks left by Nannotrigona testaceicornis at the feeding site: cues rather than signals, Apidologie 36, 285-291 [EDP Sciences] [CrossRef].
  • Schmitt U., Bertsch A. (1990) Do foraging bumblebees scent-mark food sources and does it matter? Oecologia 82, 137-144 [CrossRef].
  • Slaa E.J., Wassenberg J., Biesmeijer J.C. (2003) The use of field-based social information in eusocial foragers: local enhancement among nestmates and heterospecifics in stingless bees, Ecol. Entomol. 28, 369-379 [CrossRef].
  • Stout J.C., Goulson D. (2001) The use of conspecific and interspecific scent marks by foraging bumblebees and honeybees, Anim. Behav. 62, 183-189 [CrossRef].
  • Stout J.C., Goulson D. (2002) The influence of nectar secretion rates on the responses of bumblebees (Bombus spp.) to previously visited flowers, Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 52, 239-246 [CrossRef].
  • Villa J.D., Weiss M.R. (1990) Observations of the use of visual and olfactory cues by Trigona spp. foragers, Apidologie 21, 541-545.
  • Williams C.S. (1998) The identity of the previous visitor influences flower rejection by nectar-collecting bees, Anim. Behav. 56, 673-681 [CrossRef] [PubMed].