By S.J. Simpson (Ed.)

ISBN-10: 012373715X

ISBN-13: 9780123737151

Advances in Insect body structure publishes eclectic volumes containing very important, accomplished and in-depth reports on all facets of insect body structure. it truly is a necessary reference resource for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and bug biochemists. First released in 1963, the serial is now edited via Steve Simpson (Oxford college, UK). * greater than three hundred pages with contributions from the prime researchers in entomology * Over forty figures and illustrations mixed * contains an in-depth overview of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological range in bugs

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2004). P. J. THOMPSON 6 Circuit duration (sec) 5 A. florea 4 A. dorsata 3 A. cerana 2 1 0 200 400 600 800 Distance (m) FIG. 8 Dance tempo. The duration of each dance circuit, or ‘tempo’, varies with the distance to the food target. More distant goals result in more ponderous dances. The relationship between tempo and distance is claimed to be variable between species within the genus Apis. Redrawn from Lindauer (1971). , 2001). Therefore, the visual texture of the environment in which the bee is flying must be important to the slope of the dance curve, and studies done on different species/ecotypes in different environments confound genotypic effects with environmental effects.

And Tautz, J. (2001). Honeybee dances communicate distances by optic flow. Nature 411, 581–583. Evans, J. , Chen, Y. , Thompson, G. , Zou, Z. and Hultmark, D. (2006). Immune pathways and defence mechanisms in honey bees Apis mellifera. Ins. Mol. Biol. 15, 645–656. Evans, J. D. and Wheeler, D. E. (2001). Expression profiles during honeybee caste determination. Genome Biol. 1 Evans, J. D. and Wheeler, D. E. (2001). Gene expression and the evolution of insect polyphenisms. Bioessays 23, 62–68. Fahrbach, S.

Ecol. Sociobiol. 45, 227–233. Dreller, C. and Tarpy, D. R. (2000). Perception of the pollen need by foragers in a honeybee colony. Anim. Behav. 59, 91–96. Dyer, F. C. and Seeley, T. D. (1991). Dance dialects and foraging range in three Asian honey bee species. Behav. Ecol. Sociobiol. 28, 227–233. Ebbersten, K. (1996). ). D. thesis. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Scences, Uppsala, Sweden. Eckert, C. , Winston, M. L. and Ydenberg, R. C. (1994). The relationship between population size, amont of brood, and individual foraging behaviour in the honey bee, Apis mellifera L.

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