The dance legacy of Karl von Frisch

Couvillon, M J (2012) The dance legacy of Karl von Frisch. Insectes Sociaux, 59 (3). pp. 297-306. ISSN 0020-1812

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Karl von Frisch published “Die Tänze der Bienen” in 1946, which demonstrated that successful honey bee foragers perform a stereotyped dance to communicate the location of valuable resources to her nestmates. This discovery proved to be the starting point of many areas of investigation. Here I review some recent advancement in our understanding of the waggle dance.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > QL Zoology > QL0750 Animal behaviour
Depositing User: Margaret Couvillon
Date Deposited: 03 May 2012 12:29
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 12:17

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