Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

The significance of landmarks for path integration in homing honeybee foragers

  • 165 Accesses

  • 57 Citations

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.


  1. 1.

    Jander, R.: Z. vergl. Physiol.40, 162 (1957); Muffler, M., Wehner, R.: J. Comp. Physiol. A175, 525 (1994)

  2. 2.

    Müller, M., Wehner, R.: Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA85, 5287 (1988); Schmidt, I., Collett, T. S., Dillier, F. X., Wehner, R.: J. Comp. Physiol. A171, 285 (1992); Wehner, R., Srinivasan, M. V.: ibid.142, 315 (1981)

  3. 3.

    Frisch, K. v.: The Dance Language and Orientation of Bees. Cambridge: Belknap 1967

  4. 4.

    Giurfa, M., Vorobyev, M., Kevan, P., Hempel, N., Menzel, R., in: Goettingen Neurobiology Report, p.422. Stuttgart-New York: Thieme (1995); Lehrer, M., Bischof, S.: Naturwissenschaften82, 145 (1995)

  5. 5.

    Chittka, L., Geiger, K.: Ethology99, 117 (1995)

  6. 6.

    Batschelet, E.: Circular Statistics in Biology. London: Acadamic Press 1981

  7. 7.

    Chittka, L., Kunze, J., Geiger, K.: Anim. Behav.50, 23 (1995)

  8. 8.

    Fisher, N. L: Statistical Analysis of Circular Data. Cambridge Univ. Press 1993

  9. 9.

    Collett, T. S., Fry, S. N., Wehner, R.: J. Comp. Physiol. A172, 693 (1993)

Download references

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Chittka, L., Kunze, J., Shipman, C. et al. The significance of landmarks for path integration in homing honeybee foragers. Naturwissenschaften 82, 341–343 (1995). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01131533

Download citation


  • Path Integration
  • Honeybee Forager