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Pupa, ventral view

Ventral view of pupa of honey bee worker. After Dade (1977, plate 20) Anatomy and dissection of the honeybee,
International Bee Research Association
, London, p.158, (1977)
[2].

Honey bees use social information in waggle dances more fully when foraging errors are more costly

After following a waggle dance indicating an unfamiliar food source, temporarily unemployed foragers more often return to their familiar food source instead of searching for the unfamiliar food source indicated by the dance. This preference for the familiar food source was particularly strong when the distance to it was small Honey bees use social information in waggle dances more fully when foraging errors are more costly,
Behavioral Ecology
, Volume 23, p.125–131, (2012)
[4].