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2019

Ants in isolation: obstacles to testing worker responses to task stimuli outside of the colony context

Leitner, N., Lynch, C. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Insectes Sociaux.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Bringing down the house: male widow spiders reduce the webs of aggressive females more

DiRienzo, N., Bradley, C. T., Smith, C. A. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 73, 1, 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Dynamic task allocation: how and why do social insect workers take on new tasks?

Leitner, N. & Dornhaus, A., Dec 2019, In : Animal Behaviour. 158, p. 47-63 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guard bees are more likely to act as undertakers: variation in corpse removal in the bumble bee Bombus impatiens

Walton, A., Jandt, J. M. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2019, In : Insectes Sociaux.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Juvenile social experience generates differences in behavioral variation but not averages

Dirienzo, N., Johnson, J. C. & Dornhaus, A., Apr 5 2019, In : Behavioral Ecology. 30, 2, p. 455-464 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Metabolic rate predicts the lifespan of workers in the bumble bee Bombus impatiens

Kelemen, E. P., Cao, N., Cao, T., Davidowitz, G. & Dornhaus, A., Apr 25 2019, In : Apidologie. 50, 2, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Peripheral sensory organs vary among ant workers but variation does not predict division of labor

Leitner, N., Charbonneau, D., Gronenberg, W. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 2019, In : Behavioural Processes. 158, p. 137-143 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Signal categorization by foraging animals depends on ecological diversity

Kikuchi, D. W., Dornhaus, A., Gopeechund, V. & Sherratt, T. N., Apr 25 2019, In : eLife. 8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
2018

How cognitive biases select for imperfect mimicry: a study of asymmetry in learning with bumblebees

Kikuchi, D. W. & Dornhaus, A., Oct 1 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 144, p. 125-134 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Learning about larceny: experience can bias bumble bees to rob nectar

Barker, J. L., Dornhaus, A., Bronstein, J. L. & Muth, F., Apr 1 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 4, 68.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2017

Context-dependent defences in turtle ants: Resource defensibility and threat level induce dynamic shifts in soldier deployment

Powell, S., Donaldson-Matasci, M., Woodrow-Tomizuka, A. & Dornhaus, A., Dec 2017, In : Functional Ecology. 31, 12, p. 2287-2298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Costs of task allocation with local feedback: Effects of colony size and extra workers in social insects and other multi-agent systems

Radeva, T., Dornhaus, A., Lynch, N., Nagpal, R. & Su, H. H., Dec 2017, In : PLoS computational biology. 13, 12, e1005904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life-history strategy and behavioral type: risk-tolerance reflects growth rate and energy allocation in ant colonies

Bengston, S. E., Shin, M. & Dornhaus, A., Apr 1 2017, In : Oikos. 126, 4, p. 556-564 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

RESEARCH ARTICLE Temnothorax rugatulus ant colonies consistently vary in nest structure across time and context

DiRienzo, N. & Dornhaus, A., Jun 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 6, e0177598.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Sampling and tracking a changing environment: Persistence and reward in the foraging decisions of bumblebees

Dunlap, A. S., Papaj, D. R. & Dornhaus, A., Jun 6 2017, In : Interface Focus. 7, 3, 20160149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Task switching is associated with temporal delays in Temnothorax rugatulus ants

Leighton, G. M., Charbonneau, D. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Behavioral Ecology. 28, 1, p. 319-327 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Who Are the "Lazy" Ants? The Function of Inactivity in Social Insects and a Possible Role of Constraint: Inactive Ants Are Corpulent and May Be Young and/or Selfish

Charbonneau, D., Poff, C., Nguyen, H., Shin, M. C., Kierstead, K. & Dornhaus, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Integrative and Comparative Biology. 57, 3, p. 649-667 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
15 Scopus citations
2016

Foraging Bumble Bees Weigh the Reliability of Personal and Social Information

Dunlap, A. S., Nielsen, M. E., Dornhaus, A. & Papaj, D. R., May 9 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 9, p. 1195-1199 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations
2015
14 Scopus citations

Quitting time: When do honey bee foragers decide to stop foraging on natural resources?

Rivera, M. D., Donaldson-Matasci, M. & Dornhaus, A., May 19 2015, In : Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 3, MAY, 50.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Trading off short-term costs for long-term gains: How do bumblebees decide to learn morphologically complex flowers?

Muth, F., Keasar, T. & Dornhaus, A., Mar 1 2015, In : Animal Behaviour. 101, p. 191-199 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

When doing nothing is something. How task allocation strategies compromise between flexibility, efficiency, and inactive agents

Charbonneau, D. & Dornhaus, A., Aug 13 2015, In : Journal of Bioeconomics. 17, 3, p. 217-242 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Workers ‘specialized’ on inactivity: Behavioral consistency of inactive workers and their role in task allocation

Charbonneau, D. & Dornhaus, A., Jun 21 2015, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 69, 9, p. 1459-1472 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2014

Behavioural syndromes and social insects: Personality at multiple levels

Jandt, J. M., Bengston, S., Pinter-Wollman, N., Pruitt, J. N., Raine, N. E., Dornhaus, A. & Sih, A., Feb 1 2014, In : Biological Reviews. 89, 1, p. 48-67 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

177 Scopus citations

Be meek or be bold? A colony-level behavioural syndrome in ants

Bengston, S. E. & Dornhaus, A., Aug 6 2014, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1791, 20140518.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Bumblebee response thresholds and body size: Does worker diversity increase colony performance?

Jandt, J. M. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Animal Behaviour. 87, C, p. 97-106 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Dance communication affects consistency, but not breadth, of resource use in pollen-foraging honey bees

Donaldson-Matasci, M. & Dornhaus, A., Oct 1 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 10, 0107527.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Morphological differences between extranidal and intranidal workers in the ant Temnothorax rugatulus, but no effect of body size on foraging distance

Westling, J. N., Harrington, K., Bengston, S. & Dornhaus, A., Oct 14 2014, In : Insectes Sociaux. 61, 4, p. 367-369 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

‘Lazy’ in nature: ant colony time budgets show high ‘inactivity’ in the field as well as in the lab

Charbonneau, D., Hillis, N. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Insectes Sociaux. 62, 1, p. 31-35 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations
2013

Bigger is better: Honeybee colonies as distributed information-gathering systems

Donaldson-Matasci, M. C., DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. & Dornhaus, A., Mar 1 2013, In : Animal Behaviour. 85, 3, p. 585-592 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Colony size does not predict foraging distance in the ant Temnothorax rugatulus: A puzzle for standard scaling models

Bengston, S. E. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2013, In : Insectes Sociaux. 60, 1, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Floral Nectar Guide Patterns Discourage Nectar Robbing by Bumble Bees

Leonard, A. S., Brent, J., Papaj, D. R. & Dornhaus, A., Feb 13 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 2, e55914.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Larger laboratory colonies consume proportionally less energy and have lower per capita brood production in Temnothorax ants

Cao, T. T. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2013, In : Insectes Sociaux. 60, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Soldier-based defences dynamically track resource availability and quality in ants

Powell, S. & Dornhaus, A., Jan 1 2013, In : Animal Behaviour. 85, 1, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2012

Ants use pheromone markings in emigrations to move closer to food-rich areas

Cao, T. T. & Dornhaus, A., Feb 1 2012, In : Insectes Sociaux. 59, 1, p. 87-92 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Floral signal complexity as a possible adaptation to environmental variability: A test using nectar-foraging bumblebees, Bombus impatiens

Kaczorowski, R. L., Leonard, A. S., Dornhaus, A. & Papaj, D. R., Apr 1 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 83, 4, p. 905-913 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Group size and its effects on collective organization

Dornhaus, A., Powell, S. & Bengston, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Annual review of entomology. 57, p. 123-141 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

How habitat affects the benefits of communication in collectively foraging honey bees

Donaldson-Matasci, M. C. & Dornhaus, A., Apr 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66, 4, p. 583-592 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

How is activity distributed among and within tasks in Temnothorax ants?

Pinter-Wollman, N., Hubler, J., Holley, J. A., Franks, N. R. & Dornhaus, A., Oct 1 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66, 10, p. 1407-1420 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Individual bumblebees vary in response to disturbance: A test of the defensive reserve hypothesis

Jandt, J. M., Robins, N. S., Moore, R. E. & Dornhaus, A., Aug 1 2012, In : Insectes Sociaux. 59, 3, p. 313-321 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Task-switching costs promote the evolution of division of labor and shifts in individuality

Goldsby, H. J., Dornhaus, A., Kerr, B. & Ofria, C., Aug 21 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 34, p. 13686-13691 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

The Trail Less Traveled: Individual Decision-Making and Its Effect on Group Behavior

Lanan, M. C., Dornhaus, A., Jones, E. I., Waser, A. & Bronstein, J. L., Oct 24 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 10, e47976.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Ventilation response thresholds do not change with age or self-reinforcement in workers of the bumble bee Bombus impatiens

Duong, N. & Dornhaus, A., Feb 1 2012, In : Insectes Sociaux. 59, 1, p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2011
24 Scopus citations

Flowers help bees cope with uncertainty: Signal detection and the function of floral complexity

Leonard, A. S., Dornhaus, A. & Papaj, D. R., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 214, 1, p. 113-121 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Percent lipid is associated with body size but not task in the bumble bee Bombus impatiens

Couvillon, M. J., Jandt, J. M., Bonds, J., Helm, B. R. & Dornhaus, A., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 197, 11, p. 1097-1104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Predation risk makes bees reject rewarding flowers and reduce foraging activity

Jones, E. I. & Dornhaus, A., Aug 1 2011, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 65, 8, p. 1505-1511 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations