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Publications: Prof Lars Chittka

Gibbons M, Versace E, Crump A, Baran B, Chittka L ( 2022 ) . Motivational trade-offs and modulation of nociception in bumblebees . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 119 , ( 31 )
CHITTKA L ( 2022 ) . The Mind of a Bee .
Gibbons M, Sarlak S, Chittka L ( 2022 ) . Descending control of nociception in insects? . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 289 , ( 1978 )
Chittka L, Rossi N ( 2022 ) . Social cognition in insects . Trends in Cognitive Sciences vol. 26 , ( 7 ) 578 - 592 .
Guiraud M, Roper M, Wolf S, Woodgate JL, Chittka L ( 2022 ) . Discrimination of edge orientation by bumblebees . PLoS ONE vol. 17 , ( 6 June )
Woodgate JL, Chittka L ( 2022 ) . Central Place Foraging . Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior ,
Solvi C, Zhou Y, Roper M, Feng Y, Sun L, Reid R, Chittka L, Barron A et al. ( 2022 ) . Bumblebees retrieve only the ordinal ranking of foraging options when comparing memories obtained in distinct settings .
Colgan TJ, Arce AN, Gill RJ, Ramos Rodrigues A, Kanteh A, Duncan EJ, Li L, Chittka L et al. ( 2022 ) . Genomic Signatures of Recent Adaptation in a Wild Bumblebee . Molecular Biology and Evolution vol. 39 , ( 2 )
Chittka L, Li L, Solvi C, Zhang F, Qi Z, Zhao W ( 2021 ) . Gut microbiome drives individual memory variation in bumblebees . Nature Communications
Gallo V, Chittka L ( 2021 ) . Stigmergy versus behavioralflexibility and planning in honeybee comb construction . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 118 , ( 33 )
Chittka L, Woodgate J, Brebner J, Makinson J, Olivia B, Rossi N, Lim K, Dubois T et al. ( 2021 ) . Bumble bees strategically use ground level linear features in navigation . Animal Behaviour
Colgan T, Arce A, Gill R, Rodrigues AR, Kanteh A, Duncan E, Li L, Chittka L et al. ( 2021 ) . Genomic signatures of recent adaptation in a wild bumblebee .
Chittka L, Woodgate J, Makinson J, Rossi N, Rawlings C, Ka L, Reynolds A ( 2021 ) . Harmonic radar tracking reveals that honeybee drones navigate 2 between multiple aerial leks . iScience
Brebner J, Chittka L ( 2021 ) . Animal Cognition: The Self-Image of a Bumblebee . Current Biology vol. 31 , ( 4 ) R207 - R209 .
Chittka L, Nityananda V ( 2021 ) . Different Effects of Reward Value and Physical Saliency During Bumblebee Visual Search for Multiple Rewarding Targets . Animal Cognition
Romero-González JE, Solvi C, Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Honey bees adjust colour preferences in response to concurrent social information from conspecifics and heterospecifics . Animal Behaviour vol. 170 , 219 - 228 .
Dona HSG, Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Charles H. Turner, pioneer in animal cognition . Science vol. 370 , ( 6516 ) 530 - 531 .
MaBouDi HD, Solvi C, Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Bumblebees Learn a Relational Rule but Switch to a Win-Stay/Lose-Switch Heuristic After Extensive Training . Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience vol. 14 ,
Chittka L ( 2020 ) . The secret lives of bees as horticulturists? . Science vol. 368 , ( 6493 ) 824 - 825 .
Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Bumblebees use sequential scanning of countable items in visual patterns to solve numerosity tasks . Integrative and Comparative Biology
Solvi C, Gutierrez Al-Khudhairy S, Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Bumble bees display cross-modal object recognition between visual and tactile senses . Science vol. 367 , 910 - 912 .
Loukola OJ, Gatto E, Híjar-Islas AC, Chittka L ( 2020 ) . Selective interspecific information use in the nest choice of solitary bees . Animal Biology vol. 70 , ( 2 ) 215 - 225 .
Chittka L, Giurfa M, Riffell JA ( 2019 ) . Editorial: The Mechanisms of Insect Cognition . Frontiers in Psychology vol. 10 ,
Makinson JC, Woodgate JL, Reynolds A, Capaldi EA, Perry CJ, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . Harmonic radar tracking reveals random dispersal pattern of bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) queens after hibernation . Scientific Reports vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Vasas V, Peng F, MaBouDi HD, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . Randomly weighted receptor inputs can explain the large diversity of colour-coding neurons in the bee visual system . Scientific Reports vol. 9 , ( 1 )
Arnold SEJ, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . Flower colour diversity seen through the eyes of pollinators. A commentary on: 'Floral colour structure in two Australian herbaceous communities: It depends on who is looking' . Annals of Botany vol. 124 , ( 2 ) VIII - IX .
Bayne T, Brainard D, Byrne RW, Chittka L, Clayton N, Heyes C, Mather J, Ölveczky B et al. ( 2019 ) . What is cognition? . Current Biology vol. 29 , ( 13 ) R608 - R615 .
Guan C, Egertová M, Perry CJ, Chittka L, Chittka A ( 2019 ) . Temporal correlation of elevated PRMT1 gene expression with mushroom body neurogenesis during bumblebee brain development . Journal of Insect Physiology vol. 116 , 57 - 69 .
WURM Y, CHITTKA L ( 2019 ) . Caste- and pesticide-specific effects of neonicotinoid pesticide exposure on gene expression in bumblebees . Molecular Ecology
Bridges AD, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . Animal Behaviour: Conformity and the Beginnings of Culture in an Insect . Current Biology vol. 29 , ( 5 ) R167 - R169 .
Pasquaretta C, Jeanson R, Pansanel J, Raine NE, Chittka L, Lihoreau M ( 2019 ) . A spatial network analysis of resource partitioning between bumblebees foraging on artificial flowers in a flight cage . Movement Ecology vol. 7 , ( 1 )
Perry CJ, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . How foresight might support the behavioral flexibility of arthropods . Current Opinion in Neurobiology vol. 54 , 171 - 177 .
Vasas V, Chittka L ( 2019 ) . Insect-Inspired Sequential Inspection Strategy Enables an Artificial Network of Four Neurons to Estimate Numerosity . iScience vol. 11 , 85 - 92 .
Chittka L, Wilson C ( 2019 ) . Expanding Consciousness . American Scientist vol. 107 , ( 6 )
Wang M-Y, Chittka L, Ings TC ( 2018 ) . Bumblebees Express Consistent, but Flexible, Speed-Accuracy Tactics Under Different Levels of Predation Threat . Frontiers in Psychology vol. 9 , 1601 - 1601 .
Guiraud M, Roper M, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . High-Speed Videography Reveals How Honeybees Can Turn a Spatial Concept Learning Task Into a Simple Discrimination Task by Stereotyped Flight Movements and Sequential Inspection of Pattern Elements . Frontiers in Psychology vol. 9 , 1347 - 1347 .
Chittka L ( 2018 ) . The past, present and future of the beasts that may have made our brains Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Thor Hanson (Basic Books, New York, NY; 2018) ISBN: 978-0-465-05261-5 . Current Biology vol. 28 , ( 13 ) r722 - r723 .
Lawson DA, Chittka L, Whitney HM, Rands SA ( 2018 ) . Bumblebees distinguish floral scent patterns, and can transfer these to corresponding visual patterns . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 285 , ( 1880 )
Gallo V, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Cognitive Aspects of Comb-Building in the Honeybee? . Frontiers in Psychology vol. 9 , 900 - 900 .
Nieberding CM, Van Dyck H, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Adaptive learning in non-social insects: from theory to field work, and back . Current Opinion in Insect Science vol. 27 , 75 - 81 .
Matthews T, Osorio D, Cavallaro A, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . The Importance of Spatial Visual Scene Parameters in Predicting Optimal Cone Sensitivities in Routinely Trichromatic Frugivorous Old-World Primates . Front Comput Neurosci vol. 12 , 15 - 15 .
Vasas V, Brebner JS, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Color discrimination is not just limited by photoreceptor noise: A comment on Olsson et al . Behavioral Ecology vol. 29 , ( 2 ) 285 - 286 .
Woodgate JL, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Central Place Foraging . Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior ,
Li L, Su S, Perry CJ, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Søvik E ( 2018 ) . Large-scale transcriptome changes in the process of long-term visual memory formation in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris . Sci Rep vol. 8 , ( 1 ) 534 - 534 .
Avarguès-Weber A, Lachlan R, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Bumblebee social learning can lead to suboptimal foraging choices . Animal Behaviour vol. 135 , 209 - 214 .
Skorupski P, MaBouDi H, Galpayage Dona HS, Chittka L ( 2018 ) . Counting insects . Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci vol. 373 , ( 1740 )
Woodgate JL, Makinson JC, Lim KS, Reynolds AM, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Continuous Radar Tracking Illustrates the Development of Multi-destination Routes of Bumblebees . Sci Rep vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 17323 - 17323 .
Chittka L, Skorupski P ( 2017 ) . Active vision: A broader comparative perspective is needed . Constructivist Foundations vol. 13 , ( 1 ) 128 - 129 .
Li L, MaBouDi HD, Egertová M, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Perry CJ ( 2017 ) . A possible structural correlate of learning performance on a colour discrimination task in the brain of the bumblebee . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 284 , ( 1864 )
Buatois A, Pichot C, Schultheiss P, Sandoz J-C, Lazzari CR, Chittka L, Avarguès-Weber A, Giurfa M ( 2017 ) . Associative visual learning by tethered bees in a controlled visual environment . Sci Rep vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 12903 - 12903 .
Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Bee cognition . Current Biology vol. 27 , ( 19 ) R1049 - R1053 .
Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Primer Bee cognition . CURRENT BIOLOGY vol. 27 , ( 19 ) R1049 - R1053 .
Guiraud M, Maboudi H, Aniculaesei TC, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . What Can Bee Scanning Tell Us About Visual Pattern Recognition . PERCEPTION . vol. 46 , 1231 - 1231 .
EMBERTON S, Chittka L, Cavallaro A ( 2017 ) . Underwater image and video dehazing with pure haze region segmentation . Computer Vision and Image Understanding
Pasquaretta C, Jeanson R, Andalo C, Chittka L, Lihoreau M ( 2017 ) . Analysing plant–pollinator interactions with spatial movement networks . Ecological Entomology vol. 42 , 4 - 17 .
Perry CJ, Barron AB, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . The frontiers of insect cognition . Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences vol. 16 , 111 - 118 .
MaBouDi H, Shimazaki H, Giurfa M, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Olfactory learning without the mushroom bodies: Spiking neural network models of the honeybee lateral antennal lobe tract reveal its capacities in odour memory tasks of varied complexities . PLoS Comput Biol vol. 13 , ( 6 ) e1005551 - e1005551 .
Peng F, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Erratum: A Simple Computational Model of the Bee Mushroom Body Can Explain Seemingly Complex Forms of Olfactory Learning and Memory (Current Biology (2017) 27(2) (224–230) (S096098221631288X) (10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.054)) . Current Biology vol. 27 , ( 11 )
Baracchi D, Marples A, Jenkins AJ, Leitch AR, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Nicotine in floral nectar pharmacologically influences bumblebee learning of floral features . Sci Rep vol. 7 , ( 1 ) 1951 - 1951 .
Wang MY, Vasas V, Chittka L, Yen SH ( 2017 ) . Sheep in wolf's clothing: multicomponent traits enhance the success of mimicry in spider-mimicking moths . Animal Behaviour vol. 127 , 219 - 224 .
Vasas V, Hanley D, Kevan PG, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Multispectral images of flowers reveal the adaptive significance of using long-wavelength-sensitive receptors for edge detection in bees . J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol vol. 203 , ( 4 ) 301 - 311 .
CHITTKA L, Perry C, Loukola O, Coscos L ( 2017 ) . Bumblebees show cognitive flexibility by improving upon an observed complex behaviour . Science
Roper M, Fernando C, Chittka L ( 2017 ) . Insect Bio-inspired Neural Network Provides New Evidence on How Simple Feature Detectors Can Enable Complex Visual Generalization and Stimulus Location Invariance in the Miniature Brain of Honeybees . PLoS Comput Biol vol. 13 , ( 2 ) e1005333 - e1005333 .
Alem S, Perry CJ, Zhu X, Loukola OJ, Ingraham T, Søvik E, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Correction: Associative Mechanisms Allow for Social Learning and Cultural Transmission of String Pulling in an Insect . PLoS Biol vol. 14 , ( 12 ) e1002589 - e1002589 .
Morawetz L, Chittka L, Spaethe J ( 2016 ) . Honeybees (Apis mellifera) exhibit flexible visual search strategies for vertical targets presented at various heights . F1000Research vol. 3 ,
CHITTKA L ( 2016 ) . A simple computational model of the bee mushroom body can explain seemingly complex forms of olfactory learning and memory . Current Biology vol. in press ,
Dawson EH, Chittka L, Leadbeater E ( 2016 ) . Alarm substances induce associative social learning in honeybees, Apis mellifera . Animal Behaviour vol. 122 , 17 - 22 .
Niven JE, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Evolving understanding of nervous system evolution . Current Biology vol. 26 , ( 20 ) R937 - R941 .
CHITTKA L, Perry CJ, Alem S, Loukola OJ, Xingfu Z, Sovik E, Ingraham T ( 2016 ) . Associative Mechanisms Allow for Social Learning and Cultural Transmission of String Pulling in an Insect . PLoS Biology
CHITTKA L, Perry CJ, Baciadonna L ( 2016 ) . Unexpected rewards induce dopamine-dependent positive emotion–like state changes in bumblebees . Science vol. 353 , ( 6307 ) 1529 - 1531 .
Baracchi D, Turillazzi S, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Facial patterns in a tropical social wasp correlate with colony membership . Naturwissenschaften vol. 103 , ( 9-10 ) 80 - 80 .
Woodgate JL, Makinson JC, Lim KS, Reynolds AM, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Life-Long Radar Tracking of Bumblebees . PLoS One vol. 11 , ( 8 ) e0160333 - e0160333 .
Lihoreau M, Ings TC, Chittka L, Reynolds AM ( 2016 ) . Signatures of a globally optimal searching strategy in the three-dimensional foraging flights of bumblebees . Scientific Reports vol. 6 , 30401 - 30401 .
Smolla M, Alem S, Chittka L, Shultz S ( 2016 ) . Copy-when-uncertain: bumblebees rely on social information when rewards are highly variable . Biology Letters vol. 12 , ( 6 ) 20160188 - 20160188 .
Maboudi H, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . A Neural Network Model for the Dynamics of Orientation Selectivity Neurons in the Bee Visual System . PERCEPTION vol. 45 , ( 6 ) 690 - 691 .
Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Editorial overview: Behavioural ecology - Molecular and neural mechanisms underpinning adaptive behaviour in insects . Current Opinion in Insect Science vol. 15 , vii - ix .
Whitney HM, Reed A, Rands SA, Chittka L, Glover BJ ( 2016 ) . Flower Iridescence Increases Object Detection in the Insect Visual System without Compromising Object Identity . Curr Biol vol. 26 , ( 6 ) 802 - 808 .
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2016 ) . Monitoring flower visitation networks and interactions between pairs of bumble bees in a large outdoor flight cage . PLoS ONE vol. 11 , ( 3 )
Wolf S, Chittka L ( 2016 ) . Male bumblebees, Bombus terrestris, perform equally well as workers in a serial colour-learning task . Animal Behaviour vol. 111 , 147 - 155 .
Emberton S, Chittka L, Cavallaro A, Wang M ( 2016 ) . Sensor capability and atmospheric correction in ocean colour remote sensing . Remote Sensing vol. 8 , ( 1 )
Nityananda V, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Modality-specific attention in foraging bumblebees . Royal Society Open Science vol. 2 , ( 10 )
McCarthy EW, Arnold SEJ, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Verity R, Dodsworth S, Knapp S, Kelly LJ et al. ( 2015 ) . The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae) . Annals of Botany vol. 115 , ( 7 ) 1117 - 1131 .
Wolf S, Roper M, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Bumblebees utilize floral cues differently on vertically and horizontally arranged flowers . Behavioral Ecology vol. 26 , ( 3 ) 773 - 781 .
Wang MY, Brennan CH, Lachlan RF, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Speed-accuracy trade-offs and individually consistent decision making by individuals and dyads of zebrafish in a colour discrimination task . Animal Behaviour vol. 103 , 277 - 283 .
Sadd BM, Barribeau SM, Bloch G, de Graaf DC, Dearden P, Elsik CG, Gadau J, Grimmelikhuijzen CJP et al. ( 2015 ) . The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization . Genome Biology vol. 16 , ( 1 )
Baracchi D, Brown MJF, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Weak and contradictory effects of self-medication with nectar nicotine by parasitized bumblebees . F1000Research vol. 4 ,
Jones PL, Ryan MJ, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . The influence of past experience with flower reward quality on social learning in bumblebees . Animal Behaviour vol. 101 , 11 - 18 .
Baracchi D, Petrocelli I, Chittka L, Ricciardi G, Turillazzi S ( 2015 ) . Speed and accuracy in nest-mate recognition: A hover wasp prioritizes face recognition over colony odour cues to minimize intrusion by outsiders . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 282 , ( 1802 )
Baracchi D, Brown MJF, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Behavioural evidence for self-medication in bumblebees? . F1000Research vol. 4 ,
Hunt KL, Chittka L ( 2015 ) . Erratum: Merging of long-term memories in an insect (Current Biology (2015) 25 (741-745)) . Current Biology vol. 25 , ( 7 )
Emberton S, Chittka L, Cavallaro A ( 2015 ) . Hierarchical rank-based veiling light estimation for underwater dehazing . Conference: Procedings of the British Machine Vision Conference 2015125.1 - 125.12 .
Hunt K, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Merging of Long-Term Memories in an Insect . Current Biology
Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Local enhancement or stimulus enhancement? Bumblebee social learning results in a specific pattern of flower preference . Animal Behaviour vol. 97 , 185 - 191 .
Dawson EH, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) use social information as an indicator of safety in dangerous environments . Proc Biol Sci vol. 281 , ( 1785 )
Nityananda V, Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Can bees see at a glance? . J Exp Biol vol. 217 , ( Pt 11 ) 1933 - 1939 .
Chittka L, Faruq S, Skorupski P, Werner A ( 2014 ) . Colour constancy in insects . J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol vol. 200 , ( 6 ) 435 - 448 .
Dawson EH, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) use social information as an indicator of safety in dangerous environments . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 281 , ( 1785 )
Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2014 ) . Bumblebee colour patterns and predation risk: a reply to Owen (2014) . JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY vol. 292 , ( 2 ) 133 - 135 .
Hunt K, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . False memory susceptibility is correlated with categorisation ability in humans . F1000Res vol. 3 ,
Jones PL, Ryan MJ, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Interactions between innate color preferences, individual experience and social information in bumblebee foraging decisions . INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE BIOLOGY . vol. 54 , E103 - E103 .
Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L ( 2014 ) . Observational conditioning in flower choice copying by bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): influence of observer distance and demonstrator movement . PLoS One vol. 9 , ( 2 )
Morawetz L, Chittka L, 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 vol. 3 ,
Wang M-Y, Ings TC, Proulx MJ, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . Can bees simultaneously engage in adaptive foraging behaviour and attend to cryptic predators? . ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR vol. 86 , ( 4 ) 859 - 866 .
Collett M, Chittka L, Collett TS ( 2013 ) . Spatial memory in insect navigation . Curr Biol vol. 23 , ( 17 ) R789 - R800 .
Papadopulos AST, Powell MP, Pupulin F, Warner J, Hawkins JA, Salamin N, Chittka L, Williams NH et al. ( 2013 ) . Convergent evolution of floral signals underlies the success of Neotropical orchids . Proc Biol Sci vol. 280 , ( 1765 )
Faruq S, McOwan PW, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . The biological significance of color constancy: an agent-based model with bees foraging from flowers under varied illumination . J Vis vol. 13 , ( 10 )
Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions . Genome Biol vol. 14 , ( 6 )
Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions . Genome Biology
Chittka L, Stelzer RJ, Stanewsky R ( 2013 ) . Daily changes in ultraviolet light levels can synchronize the circadian clock of bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) . Chronobiol Int vol. 30 , ( 4 ) 434 - 442 .
Avargues-Weber A, Dawson EH, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . Mechanisms of social learning across species boundaries . JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY vol. 290 , ( 1 ) 1 - 11 .
Dawson EH, Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L, Leadbeater E ( 2013 ) . Learning by observation emerges from simple associations in an insect model . Curr Biol vol. 23 , ( 8 ) 727 - 730 .
Chittka L, Peng F ( 2013 ) . Neuroscience. Caffeine boosts bees' memories . Science vol. 339 , ( 6124 ) 1157 - 1159 .
Reynolds AM, Lihoreau M, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . A simple iterative model accurately captures complex trapline formation by bumblebees across spatial scales and flower arrangements . PLoS Comput Biol vol. 9 , ( 3 )
van der Woude E, Smid HM, Chittka L, Huigens ME ( 2013 ) . Breaking Haller's rule: brain-body size isometry in a minute parasitic wasp . Brain Behav Evol vol. 81 , ( 2 ) 86 - 92 .
Papadopulos AST, Powell MP, Pupulin F, Warner J, Hawkins JA, Salamin N, Chittka L, Williams NH et al. ( 2013 ) . Convergent evolution of floral signals underlies the success of neotropical orchids . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 280 , ( 1765 )
Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L ( 2013 ) . Unravelling the mechanisms of trapline foraging in bees . Commun Integr Biol vol. 6 , ( 1 )
Land MF, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Vision . The Insects ,
Vukusic P, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Visual signals: color and light production . The Insects ,
Chittka A, Wurm Y, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Epigenetics: the making of ant castes . Curr Biol vol. 22 , ( 19 ) R835 - R838 .
Lihoreau M, Latty T, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . An exploration of the social brain hypothesis in insects . Frontiers in Physiology vol. 3 NOV ,
Arnold SEJ, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Illumination preference, illumination constancy and colour discrimination by bumblebees in an environment with patchy light . J Exp Biol vol. 215 , ( Pt 13 ) 2173 - 2180 .
Ings TC, Wang M-Y, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Colour-independent shape recognition of cryptic predators by bumblebees . BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY vol. 66 , ( 3 ) 487 - 496 .
Lenz F, Ings TC, Chittka L, Chechkin AV, Klages R ( 2012 ) . Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Bumblebees Foraging under Predation Risk . PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS vol. 108 , ( 9 ) Article ARTN 098103 ,
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Raine NE ( 2012 ) . Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes . Biol Lett vol. 8 , ( 1 ) 13 - 16 .
Chittka L, Dyer A ( 2012 ) . Cognition: Your face looks familiar . Nature vol. 481 , ( 7380 ) 154 - 155 .
Lihoreau M, Latty T, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . An exploration of the social brain hypothesis in insects . Front Physiol vol. 3 ,
Muller H, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Consistent Interindividual Differences in Discrimination Performance by Bumblebees in Colour, Shape and Odour Learning Tasks (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris) . ENTOMOLOGIA GENERALIS vol. 34 , ( 1-2 ) 1 - 8 .
Dawson EH, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Conspecific and heterospecific information use in bumblebees . PLoS One vol. 7 , ( 2 )
Lars C ( 2012 ) . Merging of Long-Term Memories in an Insect . Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience vol. 6 ,
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . No trade-off between learning speed and associative flexibility in bumblebees: a reversal learning test with multiple colonies . PLoS One vol. 7 , ( 9 )
Przybylowicz T, Roessingh P, Groot AT, Biesmeijer JCK, Oostermeijer JGBG, Chittka L, Gravendeel B ( 2012 ) . Possible chemical mimicry of the European lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) . CONTRIBUTIONS TO ZOOLOGY vol. 81 , ( 2 ) 103 - 110 .
Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L ( 2012 ) . Radar tracking and motion-sensitive cameras on flowers reveal the development of pollinator multi-destination routes over large spatial scales . PLoS Biol vol. 10 , ( 9 )
Lars C ( 2012 ) . VISUAL SEARCH AND ATTENTION IN BUMBLEBEES . Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience vol. 6 ,
Chittka L, ROSSITER SJ, Skorupski P, Fernando C ( 2012 ) . What is comparable in comparative cognition? . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences vol. 367 , ( 1603 ) 2677 - 2685 .
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2011 ) . Trade-off between travel distance and prioritization of high-reward sites in traplining bumblebees . FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY vol. 25 , ( 6 ) 1284 - 1292 .
Leadbeater E, Chittka L ( 2011 ) . Do inexperienced bumblebee foragers use scent marks as social information? . Anim Cogn vol. 14 , ( 6 ) 915 - 919 .
Wang M-Y, Chittka L ( 2011 ) . Cross-Modal Learning between Visual and Vibration Signals in Zebrafish Danio Rerio . i-Perception vol. 2 , ( 8 ) 847 - 847 .
Whitney HM, Bennett KMV, Dorling M, Sandbach L, Prince D, Chittka L, Glover BJ ( 2011 ) . Why do so many petals have conical epidermal cells? . Ann Bot vol. 108 , ( 4 ) 609 - 616 .
Lenz F, Ings TC, Chittka L, Chechkin AV, Klages R ( 2011 ) . Spatio-temporal dynamics of bumblebees foraging under predation risk .
Mendl M, Paul ES, Chittka L ( 2011 ) . Animal behaviour: emotion in invertebrates? . Curr Biol vol. 21 , ( 12 ) R463 - R465 .
Chittka L, Skorupski P ( 2011 ) . Information processing in miniature brains . Proc Biol Sci vol. 278 , ( 1707 ) 885 - 888 .
Whitney HM, Poetes R, Steiner U, Chittka L, Glover BJ ( 2011 ) . Determining the contribution of epidermal cell shape to petal wettability using isogenic Antirrhinum lines . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 3 )
Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2011 ) . Is colour cognitive? . OPT LASER TECHNOL vol. 43 , ( 2 ) 251 - 260 .
Chittka L, Jensen K ( 2011 ) . Animal cognition: concepts from apes to bees . Curr Biol vol. 21 , ( 3 ) R116 - R119 .
Chittka L, Mesoudi A ( 2011 ) . Honeybee Democracy . SCIENCE vol. 331 , ( 6016 ) 401 - 402 .
CHITTKA L, Walker J ( 2011 ) . Insects as Art Lovers . Artlink: Australian contemporary art quarterly vol. 31 , ( 4 ) 46 - 48 .
Faruq S, Chittka L, McOwan P ( 2011 ) . Modelling the quantitative effects of colour vision applied to a foraging honey bee . PERCEPTION vol. 40 , ( 1 ) 105 - 105 .
Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2011 ) . Photoreceptor processing speed and input resistance changes during light adaptation correlate with spectral class in the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens . PLoS One vol. 6 , ( 10 )
Faruq S, Chittka L, Mcowan P ( 2011 ) . Testing the biological significance of colour constancy in an agent based model with bees foraging from flowers under varied illumination . PERCEPTION vol. 40 , 9 - 9 .
Arnold SEJ, Faruq S, Savolainen V, McOwan PW, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . FReD: the floral reflectance database--a web portal for analyses of flower colour . PLoS One vol. 5 , ( 12 )
Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Lars Chittka . CURR BIOL vol. 20 , ( 23 ) R1006 - R1008 .
Muller H, Grossmann H, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . 'Personality' in bumblebees: individual consistency in responses to novel colours? . ANIM BEHAV vol. 80 , ( 6 ) 1065 - 1074 .
Arnold SEJ, Faruq S, Savolainen V, McOwan PW, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . FReD: the floral reflectance database--a web portal for analyses of flower colour . PloS one vol. 5 , ( 12 )
Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2010 ) . Travel optimization by foraging bumblebees through readjustments of traplines after discovery of new feeding locations . Am Nat vol. 176 , ( 6 ) 744 - 757 .
Chittka A, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Epigenetics of royalty . PLoS Biol vol. 8 , ( 11 )
Stelzer RJ, Raine NE, Schmitt KD, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Effects of aposematic coloration on predation risk in bumblebees? A comparison between differently coloured populations, with consideration of the ultraviolet . J ZOOL vol. 282 , ( 2 ) 75 - 83 .
Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Photoreceptor spectral sensitivity in the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae) . PLoS One vol. 5 , ( 8 )
Jürgen Stelzer R, Stanewsky R, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Circadian foraging rhythms of bumblebees monitored by radio-frequency identification . J Biol Rhythms vol. 25 , ( 4 ) 257 - 267 .
Niven JE, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Reuse of identified neurons in multiple neural circuits . Behav Brain Sci vol. 33 , ( 4 )
Stelzer RJ, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Bumblebee foraging rhythms under the midnight sun measured with radiofrequency identification . BMC Biol vol. 8 ,
Chittka L, Geiger K ( 2010 ) . Honeybee Long‐distance Orientation in a Controlled Environment . Ethology vol. 99 , ( 1‐2 ) 117 - 126 .
Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2010 ) . Differences in photoreceptor processing speed for chromatic and achromatic vision in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris . J Neurosci vol. 30 , ( 11 ) 3896 - 3903 .
Stelzer RJ, Chittka L, Carlton M, Ings TC ( 2010 ) . Winter active bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) achieve high foraging rates in urban Britain . PLoS One vol. 5 , ( 3 )
Kapustjansky A, Chittka L, Spaethe J ( 2010 ) . Bees use three-dimensional information to improve target detection . Naturwissenschaften vol. 97 , ( 2 ) 229 - 233 .
Ings TC, Ings NL, Chittka L, Rasmont P ( 2010 ) . A failed invasion? Commercially introduced pollinators in Southern France . APIDOLOGIE vol. 41 , ( 1 ) 1 - 13 .
Chittka L, Niven J ( 2009 ) . Are bigger brains better? . Curr Biol vol. 19 , ( 21 ) R995 - R1008 .
Molet M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2009 ) . Potential application of the bumblebee foraging recruitment pheromone for commercial greenhouse pollination . APIDOLOGIE vol. 40 , ( 6 ) 608 - 616 .
Whitney HM, Kolle M, Andrew P, Chittka L, Steiner U, Glover BJ ( 2009 ) . Response to Comment on "Floral Iridescence, Produced by Diffractive Optics, Acts As a Cue for Animal Pollinators" . SCIENCE vol. 325 , ( 5944 )
Chittka L, Skorupski P, Raine NE ( 2009 ) . Speed-accuracy tradeoffs in animal decision making . Trends Ecol Evol vol. 24 , ( 7 ) 400 - 407 .
Leadbeater E, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . Bumble-bees learn the value of social cues through experience . Biol Lett vol. 5 , ( 3 ) 310 - 312 .
Whitney HM, Chittka L, Bruce TJA, Glover BJ ( 2009 ) . Conical epidermal cells allow bees to grip flowers and increase foraging efficiency . Curr Biol vol. 19 , ( 11 ) 948 - 953 .
Ings TC, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . Predator crypsis enhances behaviourally mediated indirect effects on plants by altering bumblebee foraging preferences . Proc Biol Sci vol. 276 , ( 1664 ) 2031 - 2036 .
Ings TC, Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . A population comparison of the strength and persistence of innate colour preference and learning speed in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris . BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL vol. 63 , ( 8 ) 1207 - 1218 .
Chittka L, Raine N ( 2009 ) . Measuring the Adaptiveness of Social Insect Foraging Strategies . Food Exploitation By Social Insects , vol. 5 ,
Arnold SEJ, Savolainen V, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . Flower colours along an alpine altitude gradient, seen through the eyes of fly and bee pollinators . ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTE vol. 3 , ( 1 ) 27 - 43 .
Dangles O, Irschick D, Chittka L, Casas J ( 2009 ) . Variability in sensory ecology: expanding the bridge between physiology and evolutionary biology . Q Rev Biol vol. 84 , ( 1 ) 51 - 74 .
Ollerton J, Cranmer L, Stelzer RJ, Sullivan S, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants . Naturwissenschaften vol. 96 , ( 2 ) 221 - 232 .
Molet M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2009 ) . How floral odours are learned inside the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nest . Naturwissenschaften vol. 96 , ( 2 ) 213 - 219 .
Whitney HM, Kolle M, Andrew P, Chittka L, Steiner U, Glover BJ ( 2009 ) . Floral iridescence, produced by diffractive optics, acts as a cue for animal pollinators . Science vol. 323 , ( 5910 ) 130 - 133 .
Molet M, Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2009 ) . Bumblebee foraging pheromones . Bee Craft vol. July 2009 , 20 - 20 .
Arnold SEJ, Le Comber SC, Chittka L ( 2009 ) . Flower color phenology in European grassland and woodland habitats, through the eyes of pollinators . ISR J PLANT SCI vol. 57 , ( 3 ) 211 - 230 .
Chittka L, Muller H ( 2009 ) . Learning, specialization, efficiency and task allocation in social insects . Commun Integr Biol vol. 2 , ( 2 ) 151 - 154 .
RAINE NE, CHITTKA L ( 2009 ) . Measuring the adaptiveness of social insect foraging strategies - an empirical approach . Food Exploitation by Social Insects: Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches , Editors: Hrncir, M, Jarau, S , CRC Press
CHITTKA L, Leadbeater E ( 2009 ) . Social information use in foraging insects . Food exploitation by social insects: ecological, behavioral and theoretical approaches , Editors: Jaraus, S, Hrncir, M , CRC Press
Muller H, Chittka L ( 2008 ) . Animal personalities: the advantage of diversity . Curr Biol vol. 18 , ( 20 ) R961 - R963 .
Ings TC, Chittka L ( 2008 ) . Speed-Accuracy Tradeoffs and False Alarms in Bee Responses to Cryptic Predators . CURR BIOL vol. 18 , ( 19 ) 1520 - 1524 .
Molet M, Chittka L, Stelzer RJ, Streit S, Raine NE ( 2008 ) . Colony nutritional status modulates worker responses to foraging recruitment pheromone in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris . BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL vol. 62 , ( 12 ) 1919 - 1926 .
Whitney HM, Dyer A, Chittka L, Rands SA, Glover BJ ( 2008 ) . The interaction of temperature and sucrose concentration on foraging preferences in bumblebees . NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN vol. 95 , ( 9 ) 845 - 850 .
Leadbeater E, Chittka L ( 2008 ) . Social transmission of nectar-robbing behaviour in bumble-bees . P R SOC B vol. 275 , ( 1643 ) 1669 - 1674 .
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2008 ) . The correlation of learning speed and natural foraging success in bumble-bees . Proc Biol Sci vol. 275 , ( 1636 ) 803 - 808 .
Doering TF, Hardie J, Leather S, Spaethe J ( 2008 ) . Can aphids play football? . Antenna vol. 32 , 146 - 148 .
Chittka L, Osorio D ( 2007 ) . Cognitive dimensions of predator responses to imperfect mimicry? . PLOS BIOL vol. 5 , ( 12 ) Article e339 , 2754 - 2758 .
Stelzer RJ, Ollerton J, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Kein Nachweis für Hummelbesuch der Kanarischen Vogelblumen (Hymenoptera: Apidae) . Entomologia Generalis vol. 30 , ( 2 ) 153 - 154 .
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Mengen der Nektarerzeugung bei 75 von Hummeln besuchten Blumenarten in einem deutschen Pflanzenbestand (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris) . Entomologia Generalis vol. 30 , ( 2 ) 191 - 192 .
Leadbeater E, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . The dynamics of social learning in an insect model, the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) . BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL vol. 61 , ( 11 ) 1789 - 1796 .
Leadbeater E, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Social learning in insects - From miniature brains to consensus building . CURR BIOL vol. 17 , ( 16 ) R703 - R713 .
Chittka L, Döring TF ( 2007 ) . Are autumn foliage colors red signals to aphids? . PLoS Biol vol. 5 , ( 8 )
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . The adaptive significance of sensory bias in a foraging context: floral colour preferences in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris . PLoS One vol. 2 , ( 6 )
Saleh N, Scott AG, Bryning GP, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Distinguishing signals and cues: bumblebees use general footprints to generate adaptive behaviour at flowers and nest . ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTE vol. 1 , ( 2 ) 119 - 127 .
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Pollen foraging: learning a complex motor skill by bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) . NATURWISSENSCHAFTEN vol. 94 , ( 6 ) 459 - 464 .
Skorupski P, Doring TF, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Photoreceptor spectral sensitivity in island and mainland populations of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris . J COMP PHYSIOL A vol. 193 , ( 5 ) 485 - 494 .
Saleh N, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Traplining in bumblebees (Bombus impatiens): a foraging strategy's ontogeny and the importance of spatial reference memory in short-range foraging . Oecologia vol. 151 , ( 4 ) 719 - 730 .
Dyer AG, Whitney HM, Arnold SEJ, Glover BJ, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Mutations perturbing petal cell shape and anthocyanin synthesis influence bumblebee perception of Antirrhinum majus flower colour . ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTE vol. 1 , ( 1 ) 45 - 55 .
Doring TF, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Visual ecology of aphids-a critical review on the role of colours in host finding . ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTE vol. 1 , ( 1 ) 3 - 16 .
Chittka L, Spaethe J ( 2007 ) . Visual search and the importance of time in complex decision making by bees . ARTHROPOD-PLANT INTE vol. 1 , ( 1 ) 37 - 44 .
CHITTKA L ( 2007 ) . A review of: Letters from the Hive – An Intimate History of Bees, Honey, and Humankind. Buchmann S & Banning R . Entomologia generalis vol. 29 , 164 - 164 .
CHITTKA L ( 2007 ) . A review of: A Field Guide in Colour to Bees and Wasps. Zahradnik J & Severa F . Entomologia generalis vol. 29 , 134 - 134 .
CHITTKA L ( 2007 ) . A review of: Asian Honey Bees – Biology, Conservation, and Human Interactions. Oldroyd BP & Wongsiri S . Entomologia generalis vol. 29 , 284 - 284 .
CHITTKA L ( 2007 ) . A review of: Bumblebees – Behaviour and Ecology . Entomologia generalis vol. 29 , 314 - 314 .
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Stelzer RJ, Ollerton J, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Bumblebee visit in canary birdflowers (Hymenoptera : Apidae) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 30 , ( 2 ) 153 - 154 .
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Flower constancy and memory dynamics in bumblebees (Hymenoptera : Apidae : Bombus) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 29 , ( 2-4 ) 179 - 199 .
Chittka L, Walker J ( 2007 ) . Insects as art lovers - bees for Van Gogh . Antennae vol. 2 , ( 3 ) 37 - 42 .
Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Nectar production rates of 75 bumblebee-visited flower species in a German flora (Hymenoptera : Apidae : Bombus terrestris) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 30 , ( 2 ) 191 - 192 .
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Chittka L ( 2007 ) . Seeing red by accident? . Planet Earth vol. Autumn 2007 , 30 - 31 .
CHITTKA L, Whitney HM ( 2007 ) . Warm flowers, happy pollinators . Biologist vol. 54 , 154 - 159 .
Saleh N, Chittka L ( 2006 ) . The importance of experience in the interpretation of conspecific chemical signals . BEHAV ECOL SOCIOBIOL vol. 61 , ( 2 ) 215 - 220 .
Skorupski P, Chittka L ( 2006 ) . Animal cognition: An insect's sense of time? . CURR BIOL vol. 16 , ( 19 ) R851 - R853 .
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Chittka L, Raine NE ( 2006 ) . Recognition of flowers by pollinators . CURR OPIN PLANT BIOL vol. 9 , ( 4 ) 428 - 435 .
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Leadbeater E, Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2006 ) . Social learning: Ants and the meaning of teaching . CURR BIOL vol. 16 , ( 9 ) R323 - R325 .
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Dyer AG, Neumeyer C, Chittka L ( 2005 ) . Honeybee (Apis mellifera) vision can discriminate between and recognise images of human faces . J EXP BIOL vol. 208 , ( 24 ) 4709 - 4714 .
Chittka L, Leadbeater E ( 2005 ) . Social learning: Public information in insects . CURR BIOL vol. 15 , ( 21 ) R869 - R871 .
Heiling AM, Cheng K, Chittka L, Goeth A, Herberstein ME ( 2005 ) . The role of UV in crab spider signals: effects on perception by prey and predators . J Exp Biol vol. 208 , ( Pt 20 ) 3925 - 3931 .
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Granero AM, Sanz JMG, Gonzalez FJE, Vidal JLM, Dornhaus A, Ghani J, Serrano AR, Chittka L ( 2005 ) . Chemical compounds of the foraging recruitment pheromone in bumblebees . Naturwissenschaften vol. 92 , ( 8 ) 371 - 374 .
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Dornhaus A, Chittka L ( 2005 ) . Bumble bees (Bombus terrestris) store both food and information in honeypots . BEHAV ECOL vol. 16 , ( 3 ) 661 - 666 .
Heiling AM, Chittka L, Cheng K, Herberstein ME ( 2005 ) . Colouration in crab spiders: substrate choice and prey attraction . J EXP BIOL vol. 208 , ( 10 ) 1785 - 1792 .
Chittka L, Brockmann A ( 2005 ) . Perception space - The final frontier . PLOS BIOL vol. 3 , ( 4 ) Article e137 , 564 - 568 .
Chittka L, Brockmann A ( 2005 ) . Perception space--the final frontier . PLoS biology. vol. 3 , ( 4 )
Lotto RB, Chittka L ( 2005 ) . Seeing the light: illumination as a contextual cue to color choice behavior in bumblebees . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 102 , ( 10 ) 3852 - 3856 .
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CHITTKA L, Kevan PG ( 2005 ) . Flower colors as advertisement . Practical Pollination Biology , Editors: Dafni, A, Kevan, PG, Husband, B , Enviroquest. ( Cambridge, Canada. ),
Ings TC, Raine NE, Chittka L ( 2005 ) . Mating preference in the commercially imported bumblebee species Bombus terrestris in Britain (Hymenoptera : Apidae) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 28 , ( 3 ) 233 - 238 .
Chittka L, Ings TC, Raine NE ( 2004 ) . Chance and adaptation in the evolution of island bumblebee behaviour . POPULATION ECOLOGY vol. 46 , ( 3 ) 243 - 251 .
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Chittka L ( 2004 ) . Dances as windows into insect perception . PLoS Biol vol. 2 , ( 7 )
Smith C, Barber I, Wootton RJ, Chittka L ( 2004 ) . A receiver bias in the origin of three-spined stickleback mate choice . P ROY SOC B-BIOL SCI vol. 271 , ( 1542 ) 949 - 955 .
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Chittka L ( 2002 ) . Influence of intermittent rewards in learning to handle flowers in bumblebees (Hymenoptera : Apidae : Bombus impatiens) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 26 , ( 2 ) 85 - 91 .
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Spaethe J, Schmidt A, Hickelsberger A, Chittka L ( 2001 ) . Adaptation, constraint, and chance in the evolution of flower color and pollinator color vision . Cognitive ecology of pollination : animal behavior and floral evolution , Editors: Thomson, JD, Chittka, L , Cambridge University Press. ( Cambridge. ),
Chittka L ( 2001 ) . Camouflage of predatory crab spiders on flowers and the colour perception of bees (Aranida : Thomisidae/Hymenoptera : Apidae) . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 25 , ( 3 ) 181 - 187 .
CHITTKA L, Thompson JD ( 2001 ) . Cognitive ecology of pollination : animal behavior and floral evolution . Cambridge University Press ( Cambridge ),
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Briscoe AD, Chittka L ( 2001 ) . The evolution of color vision in insects . Annu Rev Entomol vol. 46 , 471 - 510 .
Schurkens S, Chittka L ( 2001 ) . The significance of the invasive crucifer species Bunias orientalis (Brassicaceae) as a nectar source for central European insects . ENTOMOL GEN vol. 25 , ( 2 ) 115 - 120 .
CHITTKA L, Briscoe A ( 2001 ) . Why sensory ecology needs to become more evolutionary - insect color vision as a case in point . Ecology of sensing , Editors: Barth, FG, Schmid, A , Springer Verlag. ( Berlin. ),
Chittka L ( 1999 ) . Bees, White Flowers, and the Color Hexagon – A Reassessment? No, Not Yet Comments on the contribution by Vorobyev et al . The Science of Nature vol. 86 , ( 12 ) 595 - 597 .
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Chittka L, Thomson JD, Waser NM ( 1999 ) . Flower Constancy, Insect Psychology, and Plant Evolution . The Science of Nature vol. 86 , ( 8 ) 361 - 377 .
Chittka L, Williams NM, Rasmussen H, Thomson JD ( 1999 ) . Navigation without vision: bumblebee orientation in complete darkness . Proceedings of the Royal Society B vol. 266 , ( 1414 ) 45 - 50 .
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Chittka L ( 1998 ) . Sensorimotor learning in bumblebees: Long-term retention and reversal training . JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY vol. 201 , ( 4 ) 515 - 524 .
Menzel R, Geiger K, Joerges J, MULLER U, Chittka L ( 1998 ) . Bees travel novel homeward routes by integrating separately acquired vector memories . Anim Behav vol. 55 , ( 1 ) 139 - 152 .
Chittka L, Thomson JD ( 1997 ) . Sensori-motor learning and its relevance for task specialization in bumble bees . Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology vol. 41 , ( 6 ) 385 - 398 .
Chittka L, Waser NM ( 1997 ) . WHY RED FLOWERS ARE NOT INVISIBLE TO BEES . Israel Journal of Plant Sciences vol. 45 , ( 2-3 ) 169 - 183 .
CHITTKA L, GEIGER K, KUNZE J ( 1995 ) . The influences of landmarks on distance estimation of honey bees . Animal Behaviour vol. 50 , ( 1 ) 23 - 31 .
Chittka L, Kunze J, Shipman C, Buchmann SL ( 1995 ) . The significance of landmarks for path integration in homing honeybee foragers . The Science of Nature vol. 82 , ( 7 ) 341 - 343 .
CHITTKA L, GEIGER K ( 1995 ) . HONEYBEE LONG-DISTANCE ORIENTATION IN A CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT . ETHOLOGY vol. 99 , ( 2 ) 117 - 126 .
Chittka L, Geiger K ( 1995 ) . Can honey bees count landmarks? . Animal Behaviour vol. 49 , ( 1 ) 159 - 164 .
Chittka L, Shmida A, Troje N, Menzel R ( 1994 ) . Ultraviolet as a component of flower reflections, and the colour perception of Hymenoptera . Vision Res vol. 34 , ( 11 ) 1489 - 1508 .
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