May 2015

Trail Pheromones While Foraging

No attempts appear to have been made to find whether such a trail is also unidirectional. The odour of trail pheromone deposited on inert material such as glass or nylon mesh induces temporarily disorientated bees…


Trail Pheromones At The Nest

Female bees of Lasioglossum zephyrum (a primitively eusocial halictid bee) also have individual inherited pheromone odours (Barrows et al., 1975). Males looking for mates are able to recognize and respond differentially to these pheromones. They…