Wikia

Psychology Wiki

Tandem running

Talk0
34,142pages on
this wiki
Revision as of 05:34, September 17, 2013 by Dr Joe Kiff (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Assessment | Biopsychology | Comparative | Cognitive | Developmental | Language | Individual differences | Personality | Philosophy | Social |
Methods | Statistics | Clinical | Educational | Industrial | Professional items | World psychology |

Animals · Animal ethology · Comparative psychology · Animal models · Outline · Index


Tandem running is a method of recruitment used by some species of ants, such as Temnothorax albipennis, to lead nestmates to food. It is dissimilar to other recruitment strategies used by social insects such as pheromone trails, in that ants using tandem running can recruit only one worker at a time. During a tandem run, the worker leads the recruit, which maintains contact with the leader using her antennae.[1]

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. Franks NR, Richardson T (2006). Teaching in tandem-running ants. Nature 439 (7073).

External linksEdit

Template:Ant-stub

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).

Around Wikia's network

Random Wiki