Olfactory conditioning during the recruitment process in a leaf-cutting ant
During recruitment, workers of Acromyrmex lundi are conditioned to the odor of the food fragment initially carried by the scout worker. The learned odor cue is used as a decision criterion during food collection.
Key wordsAnts Acromyrmex lundi Conditioning Recruitment Foraging
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