Original paper

Are ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) capable of self recognition ?

Volume: 5, Issue: 7, Pages: 521 - 532
Published: Jan 1, 2015
In front of a mirror, and consequently of their reflection view, ants behaved otherwise than when in front of nestmates seen through a glass. Seeing nestmates through a glass, ants behaved as usual, i.e. without taking close notice of them. In front of a mirror, they rapidly moved their head and antennae, to the right and the left, touched the mirror, went away from it and stopped, cleaning then sometimes their legs and antennae. As long as they...
Paper Details
Are ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) capable of self recognition ?
Published Date
Jan 1, 2015
521 - 532
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