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Chair of Behavioral Physiology & Sociobiology

Publication list

2017
  • Arenas, A., and Roces, F. (2017) Avoidance of plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus in leaf-cutting ants: Learning can take place entirely at the colony dump, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 12, 1-16.
     
  • Cabirol, A., Brooks, R., Groh, C., Barron, A. B., and Devaud, J. -M. (2017) Experience during early adulthood shapes the learning capacities and the number of synaptic boutons in the mushroom bodies of honey bees (Apis mellifera), Learning & Memory 24, 557-562.
     
  • Değirmenci, L., Thamm, M., and Scheiner, R. (2017) Responses to sugar and sugar receptor gene expression in different social roles of the honeybee (Apis mellifera), Journal of Insect Physiology -.
     
  • Fleischmann, P. N., Grob, R., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2017) Species-specific differences in the fine structure of learning walk elements in Cataglyphis ants, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 220, 2426--2435.
     
  • Garcia, J. E., Spaethe, J., and Dyer, A. G. (2017) The path to colour discrimination is S-shaped: behaviour determines the interpretation of colour models, Journal of Comparative Physiology A.
     
  • Grob, R. *, Fleischmann, P. N. *, Grübel, K., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2017) The Role of Celestial Compass Information in Cataglyphis Ants during Learning Walks and for Neuroplasticity in the Central Complex and Mushroom Bodies, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 11, 226.
     
  • Halboth, F., and Roces, F. (2017) Underground anemotactic orientation in leaf-cutting ants: perception of airflow and experience-dependent choice of airflow direction during digging, The Science of Nature 104, 82.
     
  • Hoch, H., Čokl, A., Jatho, M., Lakes-Harlan, R., Rössler, W., and Stiedl, O. (2017) "The most beautiful profession in the world..'' In memoriam Klaus Kalmring (1931-2015), Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203, 91--97.
     
  • Kadochová, Š., Frouz, J., and Roces, F. (2017) Sun Basking in Red Wood Ants Formica polyctena (Hymenoptera, Formicidae): Individual Behaviour and Temperature-Dependent Respiration Rates, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 12, 1-23.
     
  • Markert, S. M., Bauer, V., Muenz, T. S., Jones, N. G., Helmprobst, F., Britz, S., Sauer, M., Rössler, W., Engstler, M., and Stigloher, C. (2017) 3D subcellular localization with superresolution array tomography on ultrathin sections of various species. In Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy III (Müller-Reichert, T., and Verkade, P., Eds.), pp 21-47, Academic Press.
     
  • Mildner, S., and Roces, F. (2017) Plasticity of Daily Behavioral Rhythms in Foragers and Nurses of the Ant Camponotus rufipes: Influence of Social Context and Feeding Times, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 12, 1-23.
     
  • Reim, T., Balfanz, S., Baumann, A., Blenau, W., Thamm, M., and Scheiner, R. (2017) AmTAR2: Functional characterization of a honeybee tyramine receptor stimulating adenylyl cyclase activity, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 80, 91 - 100.
     
  • Römer, D., Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2017) Carbon dioxide sensing in an obligate insect-fungus symbiosis: CO2 preferences of leaf-cutting ants to rear their mutualistic fungus, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 12, 1-17.
     
  • Rössler, W., Spaethe, J., and Groh, C. (2017) Pitfalls of using confocal-microscopy based automated quantification of synaptic complexes in honeybee mushroom bodies (response to Peng and Yang 2016), Scientific Reports 7, 9786.
     
  • Ruedenauer, F. A., Leonhardt, S. D., Schmalz, F., Rössler, W., and Strube-Bloss, M. F. (2017) Separation of different pollen types by chemotactile sensing in Bombus terrestris, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 220, 1435--1442.
     
  • Scheiner, R., Entler, B. V., Barron, A. B., Scholl, C., and Thamm, M. (2017) The Effects of Fat Body Tyramine Level on Gustatory Responsiveness of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) Differ between Behavioral Castes, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 11, 55.
     
  • Scheiner, R., Reim, T., Søvik, E., Entler, B. V., Barron, A. B., and Thamm, M. (2017) Learning, gustatory responsiveness and tyramine differences across nurse and forager honeybees, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 220, 1443--1450.
     
  • Schmitt, F., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., Wegener, C., and Rössler, W. (2017) Neuropeptides in the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis: Mass spectrometric analysis, localization, and age-related changes, Journal of Comparative Neurology 525, 901--918.
     
  • Sommerlandt, F. M. J., Rössler, W., and Spaethe, J. (2017) Impact of light and alarm pheromone on immediate early gene expression in the European honeybee, Apis mellifera, Entomological Science 20, 122--126.
     
  • Steijven, K., Spaethe, J., Steffan-Dewenter, I., and Härtel, S. (2017) Learning performance and brain structure of artificially-reared honey bees fed with different quantities of food, PeerJ 5, e3858.
     
  • Strube-Bloss, M. F., Grabe, V., Hansson, B. S., and Sachse, S. (2017) Calcium imaging revealed no modulatory effect on odor-evoked responses of the Drosophila antennal lobe by two populations of inhibitory local interneurons, Scientific Reports 7, 7854.
     
  • Thamm, M., Scholl, C., Reim, T., Grübel, K., Möller, K., Rössler, W., and Scheiner, R. (2017) Neuronal distribution of tyramine and the tyramine receptor AmTAR1 in the honeybee brain, Journal of Comparative Neurology 525, 2615-2631.
     
  • Yilmaz, A., Dyer, A. G., Rössler, W., and Spaethe, J. (2017) Innate colour preference, individual learning and memory retention in the ant Camponotus blandus, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 220, 3315--3326.
     
2016
  • Arenas, A., and Roces, F. (2016) Learning through the waste: olfactory cues from the colony refuse influence plant preferences in foraging leaf-cutting ants, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 219, 2490--2496.
     
  • Arenas, A., and Roces, F. (2016) Gardeners and midden workers in leaf-cutting ants learn to avoid plants unsuitable for the fungus at their worksites, Animal Behaviour 115, 167 - 174.
     
  • Becker, N., Kucharski, R., Rössler, W., and Maleszka, R. (2016) Age-dependent transcriptional and epigenomic responses to light exposure in the honey bee brain, FEBS Open Bio 6, 622--639.
     
  • Falibene, A., Roces, F., Rössler, W., and Groh, C. (2016) Daily Thermal Fluctuations Experienced by Pupae via Rhythmic Nursing Behavior Increase Numbers of Mushroom Body Microglomeruli in the Adult Ant Brain, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10, 73.
     
  • Fleischmann, P. N., Christian, M., Müller, V. L., Rössler, W., and Wehner, R. (2016) Ontogeny of learning walks and the acquisition of landmark information in desert ants, Cataglyphis fortis, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 219, 3137--3145.
     
  • Held, M., Berz, A., Hensgen, R., Muenz, T. S., Scholl, C., Rössler, W., Homberg, U., and Pfeiffer, K. (2016) Microglomerular Synaptic Complexes in the Sky-Compass Network of the Honeybee Connect Parallel Pathways from the Anterior Optic Tubercle to the Central Complex, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 10, 186.
     
  • Jersáková, J., Spaethe, J., Streinzer, M., Neumayer, J., Paulus, H., Dötterl, S., and Johnson, S. D. (2016) Does Traunsteinera globosa (the globe orchid) dupe its pollinators through generalized food deception or mimicry?, Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 180, 269--294.
     
  • Ruedenauer, F. A., Spaethe, J., and Leonhardt, S. D. (2016) Hungry for quality---individual bumblebees forage flexibly to collect high-quality pollen, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70, 1209--1217.
     
  • Schmitt, F., Stieb, S. M., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2016) Experience-related reorganization of giant synapses in the lateral complex: Potential role in plasticity of the sky-compass pathway in the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis, Developmental Neurobiology 76, 390--404.
     
  • Sommerlandt, F. M. J., Spaethe, J., Rössler, W., and Dyer, A. G. (2016) Does Fine Color Discrimination Learning in Free-Flying Honeybees Change Mushroom-Body Calyx Neuroarchitecture?, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 11, 1-17.
     
  • Streinzer, M., Huber, W., and Spaethe, J. (2016) Body size limits dim-light foraging activity in stingless bees (Apidae: Meliponini), Journal of Comparative Physiology A 202, 643--655.
     
  • Strube-Bloss, M. F., Nawrot, M. P., and Menzel, R. (2016) Neural correlates of side-specific odour memory in mushroom body output neurons, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, The Royal Society 283.
     
  • Yilmaz, A., Lindenberg, A., Albert, S., Grübel, K., Spaethe, J., Rössler, W., and Groh, C. (2016) Age-related and light-induced plasticity in opsin gene expression and in primary and secondary visual centers of the nectar-feeding ant Camponotus rufipes, Developmental Neurobiology 76, 1041--1057.
     
2015
  • Ahmed, Z., Zeeshan, S., Fleischmann, P., Rössler, W., and Dandekar, T. (2015) Ant-App-DB: a smart solution for monitoring arthropods activities, experimental data management and solar calculations without GPS in behavioral field studies [version 3; referees: 2 approved, 1 approved with reservations], F1000Research 3.
     
  • Brill, M., Meyer, A., and Rössler, W. (2015) It takes two - coincidence coding within the dual olfactory pathway of the honeybee, Frontiers in Physiology 6, 208.
     
  • Falibene, A., Roces, F., and Rössler, W. (2015) Long-term avoidance memory formation is associated with a transient increase in mushroom body synaptic complexes in leaf-cutting ants, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 9, 84.
     
  • Lazzari, C., Farina, W., Giurfa, M., and Roces, F. (2015) In memoriam of Prof. Josué A. Núñez (1924–2014), Journal of Insect Physiology 72, 52 - 53.
     
  • Lichtenstein, L., Sommerlandt, F. M. J., and Spaethe, J. (2015) Dumb and Lazy? A Comparison of Color Learning and Memory Retrieval in Drones and Workers of the Buff-Tailed Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, by Means of PER Conditioning, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 10, 1-18.
     
  • Muenz, T. S., Groh, C., Maisonnasse, A., Le Conte, Y., Plettner, E., and Rössler, W. (2015) Neuronal plasticity in the mushroom body calyx during adult maturation in the honeybee and possible pheromonal influences, Developmental Neurobiology 75, 1368--1384.
     
  • Römer, D., and Roces, F. (2015) Available space, symbiotic fungus and colony brood influence excavation and lead to the adjustment of nest enlargement in leaf-cutting ants, Insectes Sociaux 62, 401--413.
     
  • Ruedenauer, F. A., Spaethe, J., and Leonhardt, S. D. (2015) How to know which food is good for you: bumblebees use taste to discriminate between different concentrations of food differing in nutrient content, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 218, 2233--2240.
     
  • Schmitt, F., Vanselow, J. T., Schlosser, A., Kahnt, J., Rössler, W., and Wegener, C. (2015) Neuropeptidomics of the Carpenter Ant Camponotus floridanus, Journal of Proteome Research 14, 1504-1514.
     
  • Scholl, C., Kübert, N., Muenz, T. S., and Rössler, W. (2015) CaMKII knockdown affects both early and late phases of olfactory long-term memory in the honeybee, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 218, 3788--3796.
     
  • Stejskal, K., Streinzer, M., Dyer, A., Paulus, H. F., and Spaethe, J. (2015) Functional Significance of Labellum Pattern Variation in a Sexually Deceptive Orchid (Ophrys heldreichii): Evidence of Individual Signature Learning Effects, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 10, 1-18.
     
  • Streinzer, M., and Spaethe, J. (2015) A scientific note on peripheral compound eye morphology of small and normal-sized honey bee drones, Journal of Apicultural Research 54, 59-61.
     
  • Strube-Bloss, M. F., Brown, A., Spaethe, J., Schmitt, T., and Rössler, W. (2015) Extracting the Behaviorally Relevant Stimulus: Unique Neural Representation of Farnesol, a Component of the Recruitment Pheromone of Bombus terrestris, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 10, 1-16.
     
  • Vieira, A. S., Camargo-Mathias, M. I., and Roces, F. (2015) Comparative morpho-physiology of the metapleural glands of two Atta leaf-cutting ant queens nesting in clayish and organic soils, Arthropod Structure & Development 44, 444 - 454.
     
2014
  • Albert, Š., Spaethe, J., Grübel, K., and Rössler, W. (2014) Royal jelly-like protein localization reveals differences in hypopharyngeal glands buildup and conserved expression pattern in brains of bumblebees and honeybees, Biology Open, The Company of Biologists Ltd 3, 281--288.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., Forti, L. C., Moreira, S., and Roces, F. (2014) Efficiency and soil contamination during underground application of insecticides: control of leaf-cutting ants with thermal foggers, Journal of Pest Science 87, 181--189.
     
  • Brill, M. F., Reuter, M., Rössler, W., and Strube-Bloss, M. F. (2014) Simultaneous long-term recordings at two neuronal processing stages in behaving honeybees, Journal of Visualized Experiments.
     
  • Groh, C., Kelber, C., Grübel, K., and Rössler, W. (2014) Density of mushroom body synaptic complexes limits intraspecies brain miniaturization in highly polymorphic leaf-cutting ant workers, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, The Royal Society 281.
     
  • Ito, K., Shinomiya, K., Ito, M., Armstrong, J.  D., Boyan, G., Hartenstein, V., Harzsch, S., Heisenberg, M., Homberg, U., Jenett, A., Keshishian, H., Restifo, L.  L., Rössler, W., Simpson, J.  H., Strausfeld, N.  J., Strauss, R., and Vosshall, L.  B. (2014) A Systematic Nomenclature for the Insect Brain, Neuron 81, 755 - 765.
     
  • Kropf, J., Kelber, C., Bieringer, K., and Rössler, W. (2014) Olfactory subsystems in the honeybee: sensory supply and sex specificity, Cell and Tissue Research 357, 583--595.
     
  • Morawetz, L., Chittka, L., and Spaethe, J. (2014) Strategies of the honeybee Apis mellifera during visual search for vertical targets presented at various heights: a role for spatial attention?, F1000Res 3, 174-174.
     
  • Pamir, E., Szyszka, P., Scheiner, R., and Nawrot, M. P. (2014) Rapid learning dynamics in individual honeybees during classical conditioning, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 8, 313.
     
  • Pielström, S., and Roces, F. (2014) Soil Moisture and Excavation Behaviour in the Chaco Leaf-Cutting Ant (Atta vollenweideri): Digging Performance and Prevention of Water Inflow into the Nest, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 9, 1-12.
     
  • Reim, T., and Scheiner, R. (2014) Division of labour in honey bees: age- and task-related changes in the expression of octopamine receptor genes, Insect Molecular Biology 23, 833--841.
     
  • Roces, F. (2014) Unterirdische Landwirtschaft bei Blattschneiderameisen. In Rundgespräche der Kommission für Ökologie 43: Soziale Insekten in einer sich wandelnden Welt (Heinze, J., and Bresinsky, A., Eds.), pp 53-62, Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil, München.
     
  • Römer, D., and Roces, F. (2014) Nest Enlargement in Leaf-Cutting Ants: Relocated Brood and Fungus Trigger the Excavation of New Chambers, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 9, 1-12.
     
  • Rössler, W. (2014) Soziale Insekten: kollektive Intelligenz eines Superorganismus. In Blickpunkt: Intelligenz Ein Erfolgsmodell der Evolution? (Herzog, E. M., Bauer, H. -C., and Uberriegler, K. P., Eds.), pp 27-46, Books on Demand, Norderstedt.
     
  • Scheiner, R., Kulikovskaja, L., and Thamm, M. (2014) The honey bee tyramine receptor AmTYR1 and division of foraging labour, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 217, 1215--1217.
     
  • Scheiner, R., Steinbach, A., Claßen, G., Strudthoff, N., and Scholz, H. (2014) Octopamine indirectly affects proboscis extension response habituation in Drosophila melanogaster by controlling sucrose responsiveness, Journal of Insect Physiology 69, 107 - 117.
     
  • Scheiner, R., Toteva, A., Reim, T., Søvik, E., and Barron, A. (2014) Differences in the phototaxis of pollen and nectar foraging honey bees are related to their octopamine brain titers, Frontiers in Physiology 5, 116.
     
  • Scholl, C., Wang, Y., Krischke, M., Mueller, M. J., Amdam, G. V., and Rössler, W. (2014) Light exposure leads to reorganization of microglomeruli in the mushroom bodies and influences juvenile hormone levels in the honeybee, Developmental Neurobiology 74, 1141--1153.
     
  • Sommerlandt, F. M. J., Rössler, W., and Spaethe, J. (2014) Elemental and non-elemental olfactory learning using PER conditioning in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, Apidologie 45, 106--115.
     
  • Sommerlandt, F. M. J., Huber, W., and Spaethe, J. (2014) Social Information in the Stingless Bee, Trigona corvina Cockerell (Hymenoptera: Apidae): The Use of Visual and Olfactory Cues at the Food Site, Sociobiology 61, 401-406.
     
  • Spaethe, J., Streinzer, M., Eckert, J., May, S., and Dyer, A. G. (2014) Behavioural evidence of colour vision in free flying stingless bees, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 200, 485--496.
     
  • Streinzer, M., and Spaethe, J. (2014) Functional morphology of the visual system and mating strategies in bumblebees (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus), Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 170, 735--747.
     
  • Thamm, M., and Scheiner, R. (2014) PKG in honey bees: Spatial expression, Amfor gene expression, sucrose responsiveness, and division of labor, Journal of Comparative Neurology 522, 1786--1799.
     
  • Thiele, T., Kost, C., Roces, F., and Wirth, R. (2014) Foraging Leaf-Cutting Ants Learn to Reject Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera Plants that Emit Herbivore-Induced Volatiles, Journal of Chemical Ecology 40, 617--620.
     
2013
  • Brill, M. F., Rosenbaum, T., Reus, I., Kleineidam, C. J., Nawrot, M. P., and Rössler, W. (2013) Parallel Processing via a Dual Olfactory Pathway in the Honeybee, Journal of Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience 33, 2443--2456.
     
  • Gätschenberger, H., Azzami, K., Tautz, J., and Beier, H. (2013) Antibacterial Immune Competence of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera) Is Adapted to Different Life Stages and Environmental Risks, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 8, 1-14.
     
  • Heldmaier, G., Neuweiler, G., and Rössler, W. (2013) Vergleichende Tierphysiologie, Springer Spektrum, Berlin.
     
  • Moll, K., Roces, F., and Federle, W. (2013) How Load-Carrying Ants Avoid Falling Over: Mechanical Stability during Foraging in Atta vollenweideri Grass-Cutting Ants, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 8, 1-9.
     
  • Morawetz, L., Svoboda, A., Spaethe, J., and Dyer, A. G. (2013) Blue colour preference in honeybees distracts visual attention for learning closed shapes, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199, 817--827.
     
  • Pielström, S., and Roces, F. (2013) Sequential Soil Transport and Its Influence on the Spatial Organisation of Collective Digging in Leaf-Cutting Ants, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 8, 1-11.
     
  • Rössler, W., and Brill, M. F. (2013) Parallel processing in the honeybee olfactory pathway: structure, function, and evolution, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199, 981--996.
     
  • Rössler, W., and Stengl, M. (2013) Insect chemoreception: a tribute to John G. Hildebrand, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199, 875--877.
     
  • Sommer, S., Weibel, D., Blaser, N., Furrer, A., Wenzler, N. E., Rössler, W., and Wehner, R. (2013) Group recruitment in a thermophilic desert ant, Ocymyrmex robustior, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199, 711--722.
     
  • Streinzer, M., Brockmann, A., Nagaraja, N., and Spaethe, J. (2013) Sex and Caste-Specific Variation in Compound Eye Morphology of Five Honeybee Species, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 8, 1-9.
     
  • Streinzer, M., Kelber, C., Pfabigan, S., Kleineidam, C. J., and Spaethe, J. (2013) Sexual dimorphism in the olfactory system of a solitary and a eusocial bee species, Journal of Comparative Neurology 521, 2742--2755.
     
  • Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2013) Chapter 39 - Bounded Plasticity in the Desert Ant’s Navigational Tool Kit. In Invertebrate Learning and Memory (Menzel, R., and Benjamin, P. R., Eds.), pp 514 - 529, Elsevier.
     
  • Westhus, C., Kleineidam, C. J., Roces, F., and Weidenmüller, A. (2013) Behavioural plasticity in the fanning response of bumblebee workers: impact of experience and rate of temperature change, Animal Behaviour 85, 27 - 34.
     
2012
  • Azzami, K., Ritter, W., Tautz, J., and Beier, H. (2012) Infection of honey bees with acute bee paralysis virus does not trigger humoral or cellular immune responses, Archives of Virology 157, 689--702.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., Forti, L. C., and Roces, F. (2012) Ventilation of the giant nests of Atta leaf-cutting ants: does underground circulating air enter the fungus chambers?, Insectes Sociaux 59, 487--498.
     
  • Cosarinsky, M. I., and Roces, F. (2012) The Construction of Turrets for Nest Ventilation in the Grass-Cutting Ant Atta vollenweideri: Import and Assembly of Building Materials, Journal of Insect Behavior 25, 222--241.
     
  • Dolezal, A. G., Brent, C. S., Hölldobler, B., and Amdam, G. V. (2012) Worker division of labor and endocrine physiology are associated in the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 215, 454--460.
     
  • Falibene, A., Rössler, W., and Josens, R. (2012) Serotonin depresses feeding behaviour in ants, Journal of Insect Physiology 58, 7 - 17.
     
  • Fröhle, K., and Roces, F. (2012) The determination of nest depth in founding queens of leaf-cutting ants (Atta vollenweideri): idiothetic and temporal control, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 215, 1642--1650.
     
  • Gätschenberger, H., Gimple, O., Tautz, J., and Beier, H. (2012) Honey bee drones maintain humoral immune competence throughout all life stages in the absence of vitellogenin production, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 215, 1313--1322.
     
  • Groh, C., Lu, Z., Meinertzhagen, I. A., and Rössler, W. (2012) Age-related plasticity in the synaptic ultrastructure of neurons in the mushroom body calyx of the adult honeybee Apis mellifera, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 520, 3509--3527.
     
  • Höcherl, N., Siede, R., Illies, I., Gätschenberger, H., and Tautz, J. (2012) Evaluation of the nutritive value of maize for honey bees, Journal of Insect Physiology 58, 278 - 285.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2012) Fighting Rituals in the Honey Pot Ant (Myrmecocystus mimicus) - Video Lab contribution, Science.
     
  • Kupke, J., Spaethe, J., Mueller, M. J., Rössler, W., and Albert, Š. (2012) Molecular and biochemical characterization of the major royal jelly protein in bumblebees suggest a non-nutritive function, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 42, 647 - 654.
     
  • Moll, K., Federle, W., and Roces, F. (2012) The energetics of running stability: costs of transport in grass-cutting ants depend on fragment shape, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 215, 161--168.
     
  • Morawetz, L., and Spaethe, J. (2012) Visual attention in a complex search task differs between honeybees and bumblebees, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 215, 2515--2523.
     
  • Muenz, T. S., Maisonnasse, A., Plettner, E., Le Conte, Y., and Rössler, W. (2012) Sensory reception of the primer pheromone ethyl oleate, Naturwissenschaften 99, 421--425.
     
  • Pielström, S., and Roces, F. (2012) Vibrational communication in the spatial organization of collective digging in the leaf-cutting ant Atta vollenweideri, Animal Behaviour 84, 743 - 752.
     
  • Rakosy, D., Streinzer, M., Paulus, H. F., and Spaethe, J. (2012) Floral visual signal increases reproductive success in a sexually deceptive orchid, Arthropod-Plant Interactions 6, 671--681.
     
  • Rössler, W., and Groh, C. (2012) Plasticity of Synaptic Microcircuits in the Mushroom-Body Calyx of the Honey Bee. In Honeybee Neurobiology and Behavior: A Tribute to Randolf Menzel (Galizia, C. G., Eisenhardt, D., and Giurfa, M., Eds.), p 141--153, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht.
     
  • Schneider, C. W., Tautz, J., Grünewald, B., and Fuchs, S. (2012) RFID Tracking of Sublethal Effects of Two Neonicotinoid Insecticides on the Foraging Behavior of Apis mellifera, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 7, 1-9.
     
  • Smith, A. A., Overson, R. P., Hölldobler, B., Gadau, J., and Liebig, J. (2012) The potential for worker reproduction in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli and its absence in the field, Insectes Sociaux 59, 411--416.
     
  • Smith, A. A., Hölldobler, B., and Liebig, J. (2012) Queen-specific signals and worker punishment in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli: the role of the Dufour’s gland, Animal Behaviour 83, 587 - 593.
     
  • Stieb, S. M., Hellwig, A., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2012) Visual experience affects both behavioral and neuronal aspects in the individual life history of the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis, Developmental Neurobiology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 72, 729--742.
     
2011
  • Albert, Š., Gätschenberger, H., Azzami, K., Gimple, O., Grimmer, G., Sumner, S., Fujiyuki, T., Tautz, J., and Mueller, M. J. (2011) Evidence of a novel immune responsive protein in the Hymenoptera, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 41, 968 - 981.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2011) Information Needs at the Beginning of Foraging: Grass-Cutting Ants Trade Off Load Size for a Faster Return to the Nest, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 6, 1-9.
     
  • Brandstaetter, A. S., Rössler, W., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2011) Friends and Foes from an Ant Brain's Point of View – Neuronal Correlates of Colony Odors in a Social Insect, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 6, 1-9.
     
  • Camargo, R. S., Forti, L. C., Fujihara, R. T., and Roces, F. (2011) Digging effort in leaf-cutting ant queens (Atta sexdens rubropilosa) and its effects on survival and colony growth during the claustral phase, Insectes Sociaux 58, 17--22.
     
  • Fedorova, A. A., Azzami, K., Ryabchikova, E. I., Spitsyna, Y. E., Silnikov, V. N., Ritter, W., Gross, H. J., Tautz, J., Vlassov, V. V., Beier, H., and Zenkova, M. A. (2011) Inactivation of a non-enveloped RNA virus by artificial ribonucleases: Honey bees and Acute bee paralysis virus as a new experimental model for in vivo antiviral activity assessment, Antiviral Research 91, 267 - 277.
     
  • Groh, C., and Rössler, W. (2011) Comparison of microglomerular structures in the mushroom body calyx of neopteran insects, Arthropod Structure & Development 40, 358 - 367.
     
  • Hölldobler, B., Grillenberger, B., and Gadau, J. (2011) Queen number and raiding behavior in the ant genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Myrmecological News 15, 53-61.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2011) Der Superorganismus: Kommunikation, Kooperation und Konflikte im Ameisenstaat. In Geburtstagssymposium Dieter Häussinger (Strohmeyer, G., Erhardt, A., and Bohnen, K., Eds.), pp 55-92, Dup, Düsseldorf.
     
  • Pahl, M., Zhu, H., Tautz, J., and Zhang, S. (2011) Large Scale Homing in Honeybees, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 6, 1-7.
     
  • Pasch, E. *, Muenz, T. S. *, and Rössler, W. (2011) CaMKII is differentially localized in synaptic regions of kenyon cells within the mushroom bodies of the honeybee brain, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 519, 3700--3712.
     
  • Röschard, J., and Roces, F. (2011) Sequential Load Transport in Grass-Cutting Ants (Atta vollenweideri): Maximization of Plant Delivery Rate or Improved Information Transfer?, Psyche 2011, 10.
     
  • Rössler, W., and Zube, C. (2011) Dual olfactory pathway in Hymenoptera: Evolutionary insights from comparative studies, Arthropod Structure & Development 40, 349 - 357.
     
  • Saverschek, N., and Roces, F. (2011) Foraging leafcutter ants: olfactory memory underlies delayed avoidance of plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus, Animal Behaviour 82, 453 - 458.
     
  • Smith, A. A., Hölldobler, B., and Liebig, J. (2011) Reclaiming the crown: queen to worker conflict over reproduction in Aphaenogaster cockerelli, Naturwissenschaften 98, 237--240.
     
  • Stieb, S. M., Kelber, C., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2011) Antennal-lobe organization in desert ants of the genus Cataglyphis, Brain Behavior and Evolution 77, 136-146.
     
  • Vereecken, N. J., Streinzer, M., Ayasse, M., Spaethe, J., Paulus, H. F., Stökl, J., Cortis, P., and Schiestl, F. P. (2011) Integrating past and present studies on Ophrys pollination – a comment on Bradshaw et al., Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Blackwell Publishing Ltd 165, 329--335.
     
2010
  • Ahrens, D., and Höcherl, N. (2010) Bienen sind keine Teetrinker, Schweizerische Bienenzeitung 7, 30-32.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2010) Control of nest water losses through building behavior in leaf-cutting ants (Acromyrmex heyeri), Insectes Sociaux 57, 267--273.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2010) Leaf-cutting ant workers (Acromyrmex heyeri) trade off nest thermoregulation for humidity control, Journal of Ethology 28, 399--403.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2010) The thermoregulatory function of thatched nests in the South American grass-cutting ant (Acromyrmex heyeri), Journal of Insect Science 10, 137.
     
  • Brandstaetter, A. S., Rössler, W., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2010) Dummies versus Air Puffs: Efficient Stimulus Delivery for Low-Volatile Odors, Chemical Senses 35, 323.
     
  • Drescher, J., Blüthgen, N., Schmitt, T., Bühler, J., and Feldhaar, H. (2010) Societies Drifting Apart? Behavioural, Genetic and Chemical Differentiation between Supercolonies in the Yellow Crazy Ant Anoplolepis gracilipes, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 5, 1-8.
     
  • Duangphakdee, O., Hepburn, H. R., and Tautz, J. (2010) The Dance Language. In Honeybees of Asia (Hepburn, H. R., and Radloff, S. E., Eds.), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.
     
  • Fuchs, S., and Tautz, J. (2010) Colony Defence and Natural Enemies. In Honeybees of Asia (Hepburn, H. R., and Radloff, S. E., Eds.), Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.
     
  • Galizia, C. G., and Rössler, W. (2010) Parallel Olfactory Systems in Insects: Anatomy and Function, Annual Review of Entomology 55, 399-420.
     
  • Groh, C., and Meinertzhagen, I. A. (2010) Brain plasticity in Diptera and Hymenoptera, Front Biosci (Schol Ed) 2, 268-288.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2010) Der Superorganismus der Blattschneiderameisen: Zivilisation durch Instinkt. In Jahrbuch der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen 2010, pp 99-112, De Gruyter.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2010) Biographical Memoirs - Martin Lindauer, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 154, 486-491.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2010) Multi-component signals in ant communication. In Social Behaviour Genes, Ecology and Evolution (Székely, T., Moore, A. J., and Komdeur, J., Eds.), pp 158-163, Cambridge University Press.
     
  • Hölldobler, B., and Wilson, E. O. (2010) The Leafcutter Ants - Civilization by Instinct, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York.
     
  • Hourcade, B., Muenz, T. S., Sandoz, J. -C., Rössler, W., and Devaud, J. -M. (2010) Long-Term Memory Leads to Synaptic Reorganization in the Mushroom Bodies: A Memory Trace in the Insect Brain?, Journal of Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience 30, 6461--6465.
     
  • Kapustjansky, A., Chittka, L., and Spaethe, J. (2010) Bees use three-dimensional information to improve target detection, Naturwissenschaften 97, 229--233.
     
  • Kelber, C., Rössler, W., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2010) Phenotypic plasticity in number of glomeruli and sensory innervation of the antennal lobe in leaf-cutting ant workers (A. vollenweideri), Developmental Neurobiology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 70, 222--234.
     
  • Moll, K., Roces, F., and Federle, W. (2010) Foraging grass-cutting ants (Atta vollenweideri) maintain stability by balancing their loads with controlled head movements, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 196, 471--480.
     
  • Pahl, M., Tautz, J., and Zhang, S. (2010) Honeybee cognition. In Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms (Kappeler, P., Ed.), p 87--120, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg.
     
  • Rostás, M., and Tautz, J. (2010) Ants as Pollinators of Plants and the Role of Floral Scents. In All Flesh Is Grass: Plant-Animal Interrelationships (Dubinsky, Z., and Seckbach, J., Eds.), p 149--161, Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht.
     
  • Ruchty, M., Roces, F., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2010) Detection of Minute Temperature Transients by Thermosensitive Neurons in Ants, Journal of Neurophysiology, American Physiological Society 104, 1249--1256.
     
  • Saverschek, N., Herz, H., Wagner, M., and Roces, F. (2010) Avoiding plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus: learning and long-term memory in leaf-cutting ants, Animal Behaviour 79, 689 - 698.
     
  • Spaethe, J., Streinzer, M., and Paulus, H. F. (2010) Why sexually deceptive orchids have colored flowers, Communicative & Integrative Biology 3, 139-141.
     
  • Stieb, S. M., Muenz, T. S., Wehner, R., and Rössler, W. (2010) Visual experience and age affect synaptic organization in the mushroom bodies of the desert ant Cataglyphis fortis, Developmental Neurobiology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 70, 408--423.
     
  • Streinzer, M., Ellis, T., Paulus, H. F., and Spaethe, J. (2010) Visual discrimination between two sexually deceptive Ophrys species by a bee pollinator, Arthropod-Plant Interactions 4, 141--148.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2010) Die Honigbiene – vom „intellektuellen Bienenstachel Darwins" zum Musterfall der Evolutionsforschung. In Charles Darwin: Die Entstehung der Arten, Kommentierte und illustrierte Ausgabe (Wrede, P., and Wrede, S., Eds.), Wiley, Somerset.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2010) Sieben Häuser am Wolfgangsee - Schwänzeltanz der Bienen. In Mekkas der Moderne : Pilgerstätten der Wissensgesellschaft (Schmundt, H., Vec, M., and Rutz, R., Eds.), Böhlau, Köln.
     
2009
  • Döring, T. F., and Spaethe, J. (2009) Measurements of Eye size and Acuity in Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae), Entomologia Generalis, Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany 32, 77-84.
     
  • Dolezal, A. G., Brent, C. S., Gadau, J., Hölldobler, B., and Amdam, G. V. (2009) Endocrine physiology of the division of labour in Pogonomyrmex californicus founding queens, Animal Behaviour 77, 1005 - 1010.
     
  • Fröhle, K., and Roces, F. (2009) Underground agriculture: the control of nest size in fungus-growing ants. In From insect nest to human architecture: Proceedings of the International Workshop Engineering principles of innovation in swarm-made architectures (Theraulaz, G., Solé, R., and Kuntz, P., Eds.), pp 95 - 104, Venice, European Centre for Living Technology.
     
  • Gross, H. J., Pahl, M., Si, A., Zhu, H., Tautz, J., and Zhang, S. (2009) Number-Based Visual Generalisation in the Honeybee, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 4, 1-9.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2009) Evolutionsbiologische Wurzeln der Ablehnung des Fremden. In Evolution : Zufall und Zwangsläufigkeit der Schöpfung (Elsner, N., Fritz, H. -J., and Gradstein, S. R., Eds.), pp 387-419, Wallstein, Göttingen.
     
  • Kelber, C., Rössler, W., Roces, F., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2009) The antennal lobes of fungus-growing ants (Attini): neuroanatomical traits and evolutionary trends, Brain Behavior and Evolution 73, 273-284.
     
  • Kleineidam, C. J., and Rössler, W. (2009) Adaptations in the Olfactory System of Social Hymenoptera. In Organization of insect societies : from genome to sociocomplexity (Gadau, J., and Fewell, J., Eds.), pp 195-219, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
     
  • Leiss, F., Groh, C., Butcher, N. J., Meinertzhagen, I. A., and Tavosanis, G. (2009) Synaptic organization in the adult Drosophila mushroom body calyx, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 517, 808--824.
     
  • Roces, F. (2009) The organization of social foraging in ants: energetics and communication. In Organization of insect societies : from genome to sociocomplexity (Gadau, J., and Fewell, J., Eds.), pp 298-310, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
     
  • Roces, F., and Bolazzi, M. (2009) Food exploitation by social insects ecological, behavioral, and theoretical approaches. In Food exploitation by social insects ecological, behavioral, and theoretical approaches (Jarau, S., and Hrncir, M., Eds.), pp 261-275, CRC Press, Boca Raton (Fla.).
     
  • Ruchty, M., Romani, R., Kuebler, L. S., Ruschioni, S., Roces, F., Isidoro, N., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2009) The thermo-sensitive sensilla coeloconica of leaf-cutting ants (Atta vollenweideri), Arthropod Struct Dev 38, 195-205.
     
  • Smith, A. A., Hölldober, B., and Liebig, J. (2009) Cuticular hydrocarbons reliably identify cheaters and allow enforcement of altruism in a social insect, Current Biology 19, 78-81.
     
  • Streinzer, M., Paulus, H. F., and Spaethe, J. (2009) Floral colour signal increases short-range detectability of a sexually deceptive orchid to its bee pollinator, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 212, 1365--1370.
     
  • Tautz, J., and Beier, H. (2009) Ein Superorganismus mit vielen Facetten: Hightech in Bienenstock, Biotechnologie für Einsteiger (Renneberg, R., and Süßbier, D., Eds.), Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, [s.l.].
     
  • Weidenmüller, A., Mayr, C., Kleineidam, C. J., and Roces, F. (2009) Preimaginal and Adult Experience Modulates the Thermal Response Behavior of Ants, Current Biology 19, 1897 - 1902.
     
2008
  • Basile, R., Pirk, C. W. W., and Tautz, J. (2008) Trophallactic activities in the honeybee brood nest – Heaters get supplied with high performance fuel, Zoology 111, 433 - 441.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., Kronenbitter, J., and Roces, F. (2008) Soil temperature, digging behaviour, and the adaptive value of nest depth in South American species of Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants, Oecologia 158, 165--175.
     
  • Dyer, A. G., Spaethe, J., and Prack, S. (2008) Comparative psychophysics of bumblebee and honeybee colour discrimination and object detection, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 194, 617.
     
  • Groh, C., and Rössler, W. (2008) Caste-specific postembryonic development of primary and secondary olfactory centers in the female honeybee brain, Arthropod Structure & Development 37, 459 - 468.
     
  • Herz, H., Hölldobler, B., and Roces, F. (2008) Delayed rejection in a leaf-cutting ant after foraging on plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus, Behavioral Ecology 19, 575.
     
  • Hölldobler, B., and Wilson, E. O. (2008) The Superorganism: The beauty, Elegance, and Strangeness of Insect Societies, W.W. Norton & Company, New York.
     
  • Randolt, K., Gimple, O., Geissendörfer, J., Reinders, J., Prusko, C., Mueller, M. J., Albert, S., Tautz, J., and Beier, H. (2008) Immune-related proteins induced in the hemolymph after aseptic and septic injury differ in honey bee worker larvae and adults, Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 69, 155--167.
     
  • Ries, C., Spaethe, J., Sztatecsny, M., Strondl, C., and Hödl, W. (2008) Turning blue and ultraviolet: sex-specific colour change during the mating season in the Balkan moor frog, Journal of Zoology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd 276, 229--236.
     
  • Schilman, P. E., and Roces, F. (2008) Haemolymph sugar levels in a nectar-feeding ant: dependence on metabolic expenditure and carbohydrate deprivation, Journal of Comparative Physiology B 178, 157--165.
     
  • Schmid, M. R., Brockmann, A., Pirk, C. W. W., Stanley, D. W., and Tautz, J. (2008) Adult honeybees (Apis mellifera L.) abandon hemocytic, but not phenoloxidase-based immunity, Journal of Insect Physiology 54, 439 - 444.
     
  • Smith, A. A., Hölldobler, B., and Liebig, J. (2008) Hydrocarbon Signals Explain the Pattern of Worker and Egg Policing in the Ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli, Journal of Chemical Ecology 34, 1275--1282.
     
  • Su, S., Cai, F., Si, A., Zhang, S., Tautz, J., and Chen, S. (2008) East Learns from West: Asiatic Honeybees Can Understand Dance Language of European Honeybees, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science 3, 1-9.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2008) Der Bien – ein Säugetier mit vielen Körpern. Superorganismus Bienenstaat, Biologie in unserer Zeit, WILEY-VCH Verlag 38, 22--29.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2008) Was Bienen über Blumen wissen. In Entomologie heute: Band 20. Vormals "Verhandlungen Westdeutscher Entomologentag" (Düsseldorf, E. G., and Düsseldorf, A. L. M., Eds.), pp 27-43, Verlag Natur & Wissenschaft.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2008) Phänomen Honigbiene (Bilder von Helga R. Heilmann), Springer Spektrum, Heidelberg.
     
  • Tautz, J., and Rostás, M. (2008) Honeybee buzz attenuates plant damage by caterpillars, Current Biology, Elsevier 18, R1125--R1126.
     
  • Zube, C., Kleineidam, C. J., Kirschner, S., Neef, J., and Rössler, W. (2008) Organization of the olfactory pathway and odor processing in the antennal lobe of the ant Camponotus floridanus, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 506, 425--441.
     
  • Zube, C., and Rössler, W. (2008) Caste- and sex-specific adaptations within the olfactory pathway in the brain of the ant Camponotus floridanus, Arthropod Structure & Development 37, 469 - 479.
     
2007
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2007) To build or not to build: circulating dry air organizes collective building for climate control in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex ambiguus, Animal Behaviour 74, 1349 - 1355.
     
  • Bollazzi, M., and Roces, F. (2007) The control of nest climate through building behaviour in South American Acromyrmex species: its adaptive value. In Biológico (Universitaria São Paulo, B., Ed.), pp 209-212.
     
  • Chittka, L., and Spaethe, J. (2007) Visual search and the importance of time in complex decision making by bees, Arthropod-Plant Interactions 1, 37--44.
     
  • Cosarinsky, M. I., and Roces, F. (2007) Neighbor leaf-cutting ants and mound-building termites: Comparative nest micromorphology, Geoderma 141, 224 - 234.
     
  • Endler, A., Hölldobler, B., and Liebig, J. (2007) Lack of physical policing and fertility cues in egg-laying workers of the ant Camponotus floridanus, Animal Behaviour 74, 1171 - 1180.
     
  • Fehler, M., Kleinhenz, M., Klügl, F., Puppe, F., and Tautz, J. (2007) Caps and gaps: a computer model for studies on brood incubation strategies in honeybees (Apis mellifera carnica), Naturwissenschaften 94, 675--680.
     
  • Herz, H., Beyschlag, W., and Hölldobler, B. (2007) Assessing Herbivory Rates of Leaf-Cutting Ant (Atta colombica) Colonies Through Short-Term Refuse Deposition Counts, Biotropica, Blackwell Publishing Inc 39, 476--481.
     
  • Herz, H., Beyschlag, W., and Hölldobler, B. (2007) Herbivory Rate of Leaf-Cutting Ants in a Tropical Moist Forest in Panama at the Population and Ecosystem Scales, Biotropica, Blackwell Publishing Inc 39, 482--488.
     
  • Herzner, G., Goettler, W., Kroiss, J., Purea, A., Webb, A. G., Jakob, P. M., Rössler, W., and Strohm, E. (2007) Males of a solitary wasp possess a postpharyngeal gland, Arthropod Structure & Development 36, 123 - 133.
     
  • Kapustjanskij, A., Streinzer, M., Paulus, H. F., and Spaethe, J. (2007) Bigger is better: implications of body size for flight ability under different light conditions and the evolution of alloethism in bumblebees, Functional Ecology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd 21, 1130--1136.
     
  • Kleineidam, C. J., Rössler, W., Hölldobler, B., and Roces, F. (2007) Perceptual differences in trail-following leaf-cutting ants relate to body size, Journal of Insect Physiology 53, 1233 - 1241.
     
  • Kleineidam, C. J., Ruchty, M., Casero-Montes, Z. A., and Roces, F. (2007) Thermal radiation as a learned orientation cue in leaf-cutting ants (Atta vollenweideri), Journal of Insect Physiology 53, 478 - 487.
     
  • Kralj, J., Brockmann, A., Fuchs, S., and Tautz, J. (2007) The parasitic mite Varroa destructor affects non-associative learning in honey bee foragers, Apis mellifera L., Journal of Comparative Physiology A 193, 363--370.
     
  • Manzini, I., Heermann, S., Czesnik, D., Brase, C., Schild, D., and Rössler, W. (2007) Presynaptic protein distribution and odour mapping in glomeruli of the olfactory bulb of Xenopus laevis tadpoles, European Journal of Neuroscience, Blackwell Publishing Ltd 26, 925--934.
     
  • Neumayer, J., and Spaethe, J. (2007) Flower Color, Nectar Standing Crop, and Flower Visitation of Butterflies in an Alpine Habitat in Central Europe, Entomologia Generalis, Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, Germany 29, 269-284.
     
  • Pahl, M., Zhu, H., Pix, W., Tautz, J., and Zhang, S. (2007) Circadian timed episodic-like memory - a bee knows what to do when, and also where, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 210, 3559--3567.
     
  • Reeve, H. K., and Hölldobler, B. (2007) The emergence of a superorganism through intergroup competition, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104, 9736-9740.
     
  • Spaethe, J., Moser, W. H., and Paulus, H. F. (2007) Increase of pollinator attraction by means of a visual signal in the sexually deceptive orchid, Ophrys heldreichii (Orchidaceae), Plant Systematics and Evolution 264, 31--40.
     
  • Spaethe, J., Brockmann, A., Halbig, C., and Tautz, J. (2007) Size determines antennal sensitivity and behavioral threshold to odors in bumblebee workers, Naturwissenschaften 94, 733--739.
     
  • Su, S., Albert, S., Zhang, S., Maier, S., Chen, S., Du, H., and Tautz, J. (2007) Non-destructive genotyping and genetic variation of fanning in a honey bee colony, Journal of Insect Physiology 53, 411 - 417.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2007) Lernen von den Honigbienen, bionicprocess Bionik als Vorbild für die Gestaltung von Organisationsprozessen (Reinauer, P., Ed.), pp 83-96, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, Saarbrücken.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2007) Honigbienen. In Fokus Biologie, Cornelsen Verlag.
     
  • Tautz, J. (2007) Cosa sanno le api sui fiori?, Apoidea 4, 139-149.
     
  • Wertz, A., Rössler, W., Obermayer, M., and Bickmeyer, U. (2007) Functional neuroanatomy of the rhinophore of Archidoris pseudoargus, Helgoland Marine Research 61, 135--142.
     
2006
  • Anderson, K. E., Hölldobler, B., Fewell, J. H., Mott, B. M., and Gadau, J. (2006) Population-wide lineage frequencies predict genetic load in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103, 13433-13438.
     
  • Brockmann, A., Dietz, D., Spaethe, J., and Tautz, J. (2006) Beyond 9-ODA: Sex Pheromone Communication in the European Honey Bee Apis mellifera L., Journal of Chemical Ecology 32, 657--667.
     
  • Dyer, A. G., Whitney, H. M., Arnold, S. E., Glover, B. J., and Chittka, L. (2006) Behavioural ecology: bees associate warmth with floral colour, Nature 442, 525-525.
     
  • Endler, A., Liebig, J., and Hölldobler, B. (2006) Queen fertility, egg marking and colony size in the ant Camponotus floridanus, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59, 490--499.
     
  • Groh, C., Ahrens, D., and Rössler, W. (2006) Environment- and age-dependent plasticity of synaptic complexes in the mushroom bodies of honeybee queens, Brain Behavior and Evolution 68, 1-14.
     
  • Kelber, C., Rössler, W., and Kleineidam, C. J. (2006) Multiple olfactory receptor neurons and their axonal projections in the antennal lobe of the honeybee Apis mellifera, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 496, 395--405.
     
  • Kirschner, S., Kleineidam, C. J., Zube, C., Rybak, J., Grünewald, B., and Rössler, W. (2006) Dual olfactory pathway in the honeybee, Apis mellifera, The Journal of Comparative Neurology, Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., A Wiley Company 499, 933--952.
     
  • Meyer, S. T., Roces, F., and Wirth, R. (2006) Selecting the drought stressed: effects of plant stress on intraspecific and within-plant herbivory patterns of the leaf-cutting ant Atta colombica, Functional Ecology, Blackwell Publishing Ltd 20, 973--981.
     
  • Rössler, W., Jatho, M., and Kalmring, K. (2006) The Auditory-Vibratory Sensory System in Bushcrickets (Tettigoniidae, Ensifera, Orthoptera). In Insect sounds and communication : physiology, behaviour, ecology, and evolution (Drosopoulos, S., and Claridge, M. F., Eds.), pp 35-69, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton.
     
  • Schäfer, M. O., Dietemann, V., Pirk, C. W. W., Neumann, P., Crewe, R. M., Hepburn, H. R., Tautz, J., and Crailsheim, K. (2006) Individual versus social pathway to honeybee worker reproduction (Apis mellifera): pollen or jelly as protein source for oogenesis?, Journal of Comparative Physiology A 192, 761.
     
  • Schilman, P. E., and Roces, F. (2006) Foraging energetics of a nectar-feeding ant: metabolic expenditure as a function of food-source profitability, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 209, 4091--4101.
     
  • Skorupski, P., Spaethe, J., and Chittka, L. (2006) Visual search and decision making in bees: time, speed, and accuracy, International Journal of Comparative Psychology 19, 342-357.
     
  • Spaethe, J., Tautz, J., and Chittka, L. (2006) Do honeybees detect colour targets using serial or parallel visual search?, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 209, 987--993.
     
  • Wertz, A., Rössler, W., Obermayer, M., and Bickmeyer, U. (2006) Functional neuroanatomy of the rhinophore of Aplysia punctata, Frontiers in Zoology 3, 6.
     
  • Zhang, S., Schwarz, S., Pahl, M., Zhu, H., and Tautz, J. (2006) Honeybee memory: a honeybee knows what to do and when, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 209, 4420--4428.
     
2005
  • Dietemann, V., Liebig, J., Hölldobler, B., and Peeters, C. (2005) Changes in the cuticular hydrocarbons of incipient reproductives correlate with triggering of worker policing in the bulldog ant Myrmecia gulosa, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58, 486--496.
     
  • Dietemann, V., Peeters, C., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) Role of the queen in regulating reproduction in the bulldog ant Myrmecia gulosa: control or signalling?, Animal Behaviour 69, 777 - 784.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2005) Kommunikation, Kooperation und Konfrontation im Ameisenstaat. In ".. sind eben alles Menschen" : Verhalten zwischen Zwang, Freiheit und Verantwortung (Elsner, N., Ed.), pp 111-130, Wallstein-Verlag.
     
  • Hoyer, S. C., Liebig, J., and Rössler, W. (2005) Biogenic amines in the ponerine ant Harpegnathos saltator: serotonin and dopamine immunoreactivity in the brain, Arthropod Structure & Development 34, 429 - 440.
     
  • Ken, T., Bock, F., Fuchs, S., Streit, S., Brockmann, A., and Tautz, J. (2005) Effects of brood temperature on honey bee Apis mellifera wing morphology, Acta Zoologica Sinica 51, 768--771.
     
  • Kleineidam, C. J., Obermayer, M., Halbich, W., and Rössler, W. (2005) A macroglomerulus in the antennal lobe of leaf-cutting ant workers and its possible functional significance, Chemical Senses 30, 383-392.
     
  • Schilman, P. E., and Roces, F. (2005) Energetics of locomotion and load carriage in the nectar feeding ant, Camponotus rufipes, Physiological Entomology, Blackwell Science Ltd 30, 332--337.
     
  • Seeley, T. D., Reich, A. M., and Tautz, J. (2005) Does plastic comb foundation hinder waggle dance communication?, Apidologie, EDP Sciences 36, 513--521.
     
  • Spaethe, J., and Briscoe, A. D. (2005) Molecular characterization and expression of the UV opsin in bumblebees: three ommatidial subtypes in the retina and a new photoreceptor organ in the lamina, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 208, 2347--2361.
     
  • Streit, S., Bock, F., and Tautz, J. (2005) Der Trick mit dem Chip - Mikroverhaltensforschung an Bienen, biologen heute, vdbiol 3+4.
     
  • Wilson, E. O., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) Eusociality: Origin and consequences, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 13367-13371.
     
  • Wilson, E. O., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) The rise of the ants: A phylogenetic and ecological explanation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 7411-7414.
     
2004
  • Dietemann, V., Liebig, J., Hölldobler, B., and Peeters, C. (2005) Changes in the cuticular hydrocarbons of incipient reproductives correlate with triggering of worker policing in the bulldog ant Myrmecia gulosa, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 58, 486--496.
     
  • Dietemann, V., Peeters, C., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) Role of the queen in regulating reproduction in the bulldog ant Myrmecia gulosa: control or signalling?, Animal Behaviour 69, 777 - 784.
     
  • Hölldobler, B. (2005) Kommunikation, Kooperation und Konfrontation im Ameisenstaat. In ".. sind eben alles Menschen" : Verhalten zwischen Zwang, Freiheit und Verantwortung (Elsner, N., Ed.), pp 111-130, Wallstein-Verlag.
     
  • Hoyer, S. C., Liebig, J., and Rössler, W. (2005) Biogenic amines in the ponerine ant Harpegnathos saltator: serotonin and dopamine immunoreactivity in the brain, Arthropod Structure & Development 34, 429 - 440.
     
  • Ken, T., Bock, F., Fuchs, S., Streit, S., Brockmann, A., and Tautz, J. (2005) Effects of brood temperature on honey bee Apis mellifera wing morphology, Acta Zoologica Sinica 51, 768--771.
     
  • Kleineidam, C. J., Obermayer, M., Halbich, W., and Rössler, W. (2005) A macroglomerulus in the antennal lobe of leaf-cutting ant workers and its possible functional significance, Chemical Senses 30, 383-392.
     
  • Schilman, P. E., and Roces, F. (2005) Energetics of locomotion and load carriage in the nectar feeding ant, Camponotus rufipes, Physiological Entomology, Blackwell Science Ltd 30, 332--337.
     
  • Seeley, T. D., Reich, A. M., and Tautz, J. (2005) Does plastic comb foundation hinder waggle dance communication?, Apidologie, EDP Sciences 36, 513--521.
     
  • Spaethe, J., and Briscoe, A. D. (2005) Molecular characterization and expression of the UV opsin in bumblebees: three ommatidial subtypes in the retina and a new photoreceptor organ in the lamina, Journal of Experimental Biology, The Company of Biologists Ltd 208, 2347--2361.
     
  • Streit, S., Bock, F., and Tautz, J. (2005) Der Trick mit dem Chip - Mikroverhaltensforschung an Bienen, biologen heute, vdbiol 3+4.
     
  • Wilson, E. O., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) Eusociality: Origin and consequences, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 13367-13371.
     
  • Wilson, E. O., and Hölldobler, B. (2005) The rise of the ants: A phylogenetic and ecological explanation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102, 7411-7414.
     
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