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Full citation: Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE, “Trade-off between travel distance and prioritization of high reward sites in trap-lining bumblebees”, Functional Ecology, Wiley-Blackwell, July 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01881.x
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Mathieu Lihoreau is a postdoctoral researcher now working at the University of Sydney (formerly at Queen Mary, University of London). He has worked on the social ecology of a wide range of insects including cockroaches, bumblebees and locusts.
Lars Chittka is Professor of Sensory and Behavioural Ecology at Queen Mary, University of London. He has more than 20 years research experience with bees, working on their sensory systems, navigation, cognition and communication.
Nigel Raine is Senior Lecturer in Animal Behaviour at Royal Holloway University of London (formerly at Queen Mary, University of London). He has worked extensively on bee behaviour and pollination, particularly on how learning helps bees adapt to their environment and find the best flowers.