Lars Chittka - Publications

Affiliations: 
Queen Mary University of London, London, England, United Kingdom 
Area:
vision, cognition, social learning
Website:
http://www.biology.qmul.ac.uk/research/staff/chittka/chittkalab/index.html

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2020 MaBouDi H, Dona HSG, Gatto E, Loukola OJ, Buckley E, Onoufriou PD, Skorupski P, Chittka L. Bumblebees use sequential scanning of countable items in visual patterns to solve numerosity tasks. Integrative and Comparative Biology. PMID 32369562 DOI: 10.1093/icb/icaa025  1
2019 Chittka L, Giurfa M, Riffell JA. Editorial: The Mechanisms of Insect Cognition. Frontiers in Psychology. 10: 2751. PMID 31866916 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02751  1
2019 Arnold SEJ, Chittka L. Flower colour diversity seen through the eyes of pollinators. A commentary on 'Floral colour structure in two Australian herbaceous communities: it depends on who is looking'. Annals of Botany. PMID 31214687 DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcz107  0.92
2019 Vasas V, Peng F, MaBouDi H, Chittka L. Randomly weighted receptor inputs can explain the large diversity of colour-coding neurons in the bee visual system. Scientific Reports. 9: 8330. PMID 31171814 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44375-0  1
2019 Guan C, Egertová M, Perry CJ, Chittka L, Chittka A. Temporal correlation of elevated PRMT1 gene expression with mushroom body neurogenesis during bumblebee brain development. Journal of Insect Physiology. PMID 31039373 DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2019.04.011  1
2019 Makinson JC, Woodgate JL, Reynolds A, Capaldi EA, Perry CJ, Chittka L. Harmonic radar tracking reveals random dispersal pattern of bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) queens after hibernation. Scientific Reports. 9: 4651. PMID 30894590 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-40355-6  1
2019 Colgan TJ, Fletcher IK, Arce AN, Gill RJ, Ramos Rodrigues A, Stolle E, Chittka L, Wurm Y. Caste- and pesticide-specific effects of neonicotinoid pesticide exposure on gene expression in bumblebees. Molecular Ecology. PMID 30843300 DOI: 10.1111/mec.15047  0.48
2019 Pasquaretta C, Jeanson R, Pansanel J, Raine NE, Chittka L, Lihoreau M. A spatial network analysis of resource partitioning between bumblebees foraging on artificial flowers in a flight cage. Movement Ecology. 7: 4. PMID 30828455 DOI: 10.1186/s40462-019-0150-z  1
2018 Vasas V, Chittka L. Insect-Inspired Sequential Inspection Strategy Enables an Artificial Network of Four Neurons to Estimate Numerosity. Iscience. 11: 85-92. PMID 30590253 DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2018.12.009  0.72
2018 Perry CJ, Chittka L. How foresight might support the behavioral flexibility of arthropods. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 54: 171-177. PMID 30445344 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2018.10.014  1
2018 Wang MY, Chittka L, Ings TC. Bumblebees Express Consistent, but Flexible, Speed-Accuracy Tactics Under Different Levels of Predation Threat. Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 1601. PMID 30233456 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01601  0.96
2018 Li L, Su S, Perry CJ, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Søvik E. Large-scale transcriptome changes in the process of long-term visual memory formation in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. Scientific Reports. 8: 534. PMID 29323174 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-18836-3  1
2017 Skorupski P, MaBouDi H, Galpayage Dona HS, Chittka L. Counting insects. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 373. PMID 29292360 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0513  1
2017 Woodgate JL, Makinson JC, Lim KS, Reynolds AM, Chittka L. Continuous Radar Tracking Illustrates the Development of Multi-destination Routes of Bumblebees. Scientific Reports. 7: 17323. PMID 29230062 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17553-1  0.44
2017 Buatois A, Pichot C, Schultheiss P, Sandoz JC, Lazzari CR, Chittka L, Avarguès-Weber A, Giurfa M. Associative visual learning by tethered bees in a controlled visual environment. Scientific Reports. 7: 12903. PMID 29018218 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-12631-w  0.84
2017 Li L, MaBouDi H, Egertová M, Elphick MR, Chittka L, Perry CJ. A possible structural correlate of learning performance on a colour discrimination task in the brain of the bumblebee. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 284. PMID 28978727 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1323  1
2017 MaBouDi H, Shimazaki H, Giurfa M, Chittka L. Olfactory learning without the mushroom bodies: Spiking neural network models of the honeybee lateral antennal lobe tract reveal its capacities in odour memory tasks of varied complexities. Plos Computational Biology. 13: e1005551. PMID 28640825 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005551  1
2017 Peng F, Chittka L. A Simple Computational Model of the Bee Mushroom Body Can Explain Seemingly Complex Forms of Olfactory Learning and Memory. Current Biology : Cb. 27: 1706. PMID 28586659 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.05.037  1
2017 Vasas V, Hanley D, Kevan PG, Chittka L. Multispectral images of flowers reveal the adaptive significance of using long-wavelength-sensitive receptors for edge detection in bees. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. PMID 28314998 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-017-1156-x  0.72
2017 Loukola OJ, Perry CJ, Coscos L, Chittka L. Bumblebees show cognitive flexibility by improving on an observed complex behavior. Science (New York, N.Y.). 355: 833-836. PMID 28232576 DOI: 10.1126/science.aag2360  1
2016 Alem S, Perry CJ, Zhu X, Loukola OJ, Ingraham T, Søvik E, Chittka L. Correction: Associative Mechanisms Allow for Social Learning and Cultural Transmission of String Pulling in an Insect. Plos Biology. 14: e1002589. PMID 28033324 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002589  1
2016 Peng F, Chittka L. A Simple Computational Model of the Bee Mushroom Body Can Explain Seemingly Complex Forms of Olfactory Learning and Memory. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 28017607 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.10.054  1
2016 Perry CJ, Baciadonna L, Chittka L. Unexpected rewards induce dopamine-dependent positive emotion-like state changes in bumblebees. Science (New York, N.Y.). 353: 1529-1531. PMID 27708101 DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf4454  1
2016 Alem S, Perry CJ, Zhu X, Loukola OJ, Ingraham T, Søvik E, Chittka L. Associative Mechanisms Allow for Social Learning and Cultural Transmission of String Pulling in an Insect. Plos Biology. 14: e1002564. PMID 27701411 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002564  1
2016 Baracchi D, Turillazzi S, Chittka L. Facial patterns in a tropical social wasp correlate with colony membership. Die Naturwissenschaften. 103: 80. PMID 27639728 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-016-1406-8  0.36
2016 Woodgate JL, Makinson JC, Lim KS, Reynolds AM, Chittka L. Life-Long Radar Tracking of Bumblebees. Plos One. 11: e0160333. PMID 27490662 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0160333  1
2016 Lihoreau M, Ings TC, Chittka L, Reynolds AM. Signatures of a globally optimal searching strategy in the three-dimensional foraging flights of bumblebees. Scientific Reports. 6: 30401. PMID 27459948 DOI: 10.1038/srep30401  1
2016 Smolla M, Alem S, Chittka L, Shultz S. Copy-when-uncertain: bumblebees rely on social information when rewards are highly variable. Biology Letters. 12. PMID 27303053 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0188  0.56
2016 Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE. Monitoring Flower Visitation Networks and Interactions between Pairs of Bumble Bees in a Large Outdoor Flight Cage. Plos One. 11: e0150844. PMID 26982030 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150844  1
2016 Wolf S, Chittka L. Male bumblebees, Bombus terrestris, perform equally well as workers in a serial colour-learning task. Animal Behaviour. 111: 147-155. PMID 26877542 DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.10.009  1
2015 Nityananda V, Chittka L. Modality-specific attention in foraging bumblebees. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 150324. PMID 26587245 DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150324  1
2015 McCarthy EW, Arnold SE, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Verity R, Dodsworth S, Knapp S, Kelly LJ, Chase MW, Baldwin IT, Kova?ík A, Mhiri C, Taylor L, Leitch AR. The effect of polyploidy and hybridization on the evolution of floral colour in Nicotiana (Solanaceae). Annals of Botany. 115: 1117-31. PMID 25979919 DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcv048  1
2015 Baracchi D, Brown MJ, Chittka L. Weak and contradictory effects of self-medication with nectar nicotine by parasitized bumblebees. F1000research. 4: 73. PMID 25949807 DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.6262.1  1
2015 Hunt KL, Chittka L. Merging of long-term memories in an insect. Current Biology : Cb. 25: 741-5. PMID 25728692 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.01.023  1
2015 Baracchi D, Petrocelli I, Chittka L, Ricciardi G, Turillazzi S. Speed and accuracy in nest-mate recognition: a hover wasp prioritizes face recognition over colony odour cues to minimize intrusion by outsiders. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 25652836 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2750  1
2015 Wolf S, Roper M, Chittka L. Bumblebees utilize floral cues differently on vertically and horizontally arranged flowers Behavioral Ecology. 26: 773-781. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arv010  1
2015 Wang MY, Brennan CH, Lachlan RF, Chittka L. Speed-accuracy trade-offs and individually consistent decision making by individuals and dyads of zebrafish in a colour discrimination task Animal Behaviour. 103: 277-283. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2015.01.022  1
2015 Jones PL, Ryan MJ, Chittka L. The influence of past experience with flower reward quality on social learning in bumblebees Animal Behaviour. 101: 11-18. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.12.016  1
2014 Morawetz L, Chittka L, Spaethe J. Strategies of the honeybee Apis mellifera during visual search for vertical targets presented at various heights: a role for spatial attention? F1000research. 3: 174. PMID 25254109 DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.4799.1  1
2014 Hunt K, Chittka L. False memory susceptibility is correlated with categorisation ability in humans. F1000research. 3: 154. PMID 25254105 DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.4645.2  1
2014 Dawson EH, Chittka L. Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) use social information as an indicator of safety in dangerous environments. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281: 20133174. PMID 24789891 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3174  1
2014 Chittka L, Faruq S, Skorupski P, Werner A. Colour constancy in insects. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 200: 435-48. PMID 24647930 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-014-0897-z  1
2014 Nityananda V, Skorupski P, Chittka L. Can bees see at a glance? The Journal of Experimental Biology. 217: 1933-9. PMID 24625647 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.101394  1
2014 Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L. Observational conditioning in flower choice copying by bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): influence of observer distance and demonstrator movement. Plos One. 9: e88415. PMID 24516654 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088415  1
2014 Chittka L, Raine NE. Bumblebee colour patterns and predation risk: A reply to Owen (2014) Journal of Zoology. 292: 133-135. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12117  1
2014 Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L. Local enhancement or stimulus enhancement? Bumblebee social learning results in a specific pattern of flower preference Animal Behaviour. 97: 185-191. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.09.020  1
2013 Collett M, Chittka L, Collett TS. Spatial memory in insect navigation. Current Biology : Cb. 23: R789-800. PMID 24028962 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.07.020  1
2013 Faruq S, McOwan PW, Chittka L. The biological significance of color constancy: an agent-based model with bees foraging from flowers under varied illumination. Journal of Vision. 13. PMID 23962735 DOI: 10.1167/13.10.10  1
2013 Papadopulos AS, Powell MP, Pupulin F, Warner J, Hawkins JA, Salamin N, Chittka L, Williams NH, Whitten WM, Loader D, Valente LM, Chase MW, Savolainen V. Convergent evolution of floral signals underlies the success of Neotropical orchids. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 280: 20130960. PMID 23804617 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0960  1
2013 Clare EL, Schiestl FP, Leitch AR, Chittka L. The promise of genomics in the study of plant-pollinator interactions. Genome Biology. 14: 207. PMID 23796166 DOI: 10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-207  1
2013 Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L. Unravelling the mechanisms of trapline foraging in bees. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 6: e22701. PMID 23750293 DOI: 10.4161/cib.22701  1
2013 Dawson EH, Avarguès-Weber A, Chittka L, Leadbeater E. Learning by observation emerges from simple associations in an insect model. Current Biology : Cb. 23: 727-30. PMID 23562271 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.03.035  1
2013 Reynolds AM, Lihoreau M, Chittka L. A simple iterative model accurately captures complex trapline formation by bumblebees across spatial scales and flower arrangements. Plos Computational Biology. 9: e1002938. PMID 23505353 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002938  1
2013 Chittka L, Peng F. Neuroscience. Caffeine boosts bees' memories. Science (New York, N.Y.). 339: 1157-9. PMID 23471393 DOI: 10.1126/science.1234411  1
2013 van der Woude E, Smid HM, Chittka L, Huigens ME. Breaking Haller's rule: brain-body size isometry in a minute parasitic wasp. Brain, Behavior and Evolution. 81: 86-92. PMID 23363733 DOI: 10.1159/000345945  1
2013 Chittka L, Stelzer RJ, Stanewsky R. Daily changes in ultraviolet light levels can synchronize the circadian clock of bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Chronobiology International. 30: 434-42. PMID 23281715 DOI: 10.3109/07420528.2012.741168  1
2013 Avarguès-Weber A, Dawson EH, Chittka L. Mechanisms of social learning across species boundaries Journal of Zoology. 290: 1-11. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12015  1
2013 Wang MY, Ings TC, Proulx MJ, Chittka L. Can bees simultaneously engage in adaptive foraging behaviour andattend to cryptic predators? Animal Behaviour. 86: 859-866. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.07.029  1
2012 Lihoreau M, Latty T, Chittka L. An exploration of the social brain hypothesis in insects. Frontiers in Physiology. 3: 442. PMID 23205013 DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2012.00442  1
2012 Chittka A, Wurm Y, Chittka L. Epigenetics: the making of ant castes. Current Biology : Cb. 22: R835-8. PMID 23058801 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.07.045  1
2012 Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L. Radar tracking and motion-sensitive cameras on flowers reveal the development of pollinator multi-destination routes over large spatial scales. Plos Biology. 10: e1001392. PMID 23049479 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001392  1
2012 Raine NE, Chittka L. No trade-off between learning speed and associative flexibility in bumblebees: a reversal learning test with multiple colonies. Plos One. 7: e45096. PMID 23028779 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045096  1
2012 Chittka L, Rossiter SJ, Skorupski P, Fernando C. What is comparable in comparative cognition? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 367: 2677-85. PMID 22927566 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0215  1
2012 Arnold SE, Chittka L. Illumination preference, illumination constancy and colour discrimination by bumblebees in an environment with patchy light. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 215: 2173-80. PMID 22675177 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.065565  1
2012 Lenz F, Ings TC, Chittka L, Chechkin AV, Klages R. Spatiotemporal dynamics of bumblebees foraging under predation risk. Physical Review Letters. 108: 098103. PMID 22463671 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.108.098103  1
2012 Dawson EH, Chittka L. Conspecific and heterospecific information use in bumblebees. Plos One. 7: e31444. PMID 22347479 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031444  1
2012 Chittka L, Dyer A. Cognition: Your face looks familiar. Nature. 481: 154-5. PMID 22237105 DOI: 10.1038/481154a  1
2012 Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Le Comber SC, Raine NE. Bees do not use nearest-neighbour rules for optimization of multi-location routes. Biology Letters. 8: 13-6. PMID 21849311 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0661  1
2012 Muller H, Chittka L. Consistent interindividual differences in discrimination performance by bumblebees in colour, shape and odour learning tasks (hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris) Entomologia Generalis. 34: 1-8. DOI: 10.1127/entom.gen/34/2012/1  1
2012 Ings TC, Wang MY, Chittka L. Colour-independent shape recognition of cryptic predators by bumblebees Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66: 487-496. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-011-1295-y  1
2012 Przybyłowicz T, Roessingh P, Groot AT, Biesmeijer JC, Oostermeijer JGB, Chittka L, Gravendeel B. Possible chemical mimicry of the European lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) Contributions to Zoology. 81: 103-110.  1
2011 Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE, Kudo G. Trade-off between travel distance and prioritization of high-reward sites in traplining bumblebees. Functional Ecology. 25: 1284-1292. PMID 22267886 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2011.01881.x  1
2011 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Photoreceptor processing speed and input resistance changes during light adaptation correlate with spectral class in the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens. Plos One. 6: e25989. PMID 22046251 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0025989  1
2011 Mendl M, Paul ES, Chittka L. Animal behaviour: emotion in invertebrates? Current Biology : Cb. 21: R463-5. PMID 21683898 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.05.028  1
2011 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. Do inexperienced bumblebee foragers use scent marks as social information? Animal Cognition. 14: 915-9. PMID 21643814 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-011-0423-4  1
2011 Whitney HM, Bennett KM, Dorling M, Sandbach L, Prince D, Chittka L, Glover BJ. Why do so many petals have conical epidermal cells? Annals of Botany. 108: 609-16. PMID 21470973 DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcr065  1
2011 Whitney HM, Poetes R, Steiner U, Chittka L, Glover BJ. Determining the contribution of epidermal cell shape to petal wettability using isogenic Antirrhinum lines. Plos One. 6: e17576. PMID 21423738 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017576  1
2011 Chittka L, Jensen K. Animal cognition: concepts from apes to bees. Current Biology : Cb. 21: R116-9. PMID 21300275 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.12.045  1
2011 Chittka L, Skorupski P. Information processing in miniature brains. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 278: 885-8. PMID 21227971 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.2699  1
2011 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Is colour cognitive? Optics and Laser Technology. 43: 251-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2008.12.015  1
2010 Arnold SE, Faruq S, Savolainen V, McOwan PW, Chittka L. FReD: the floral reflectance database--a web portal for analyses of flower colour. Plos One. 5: e14287. PMID 21170326 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0014287  1
2010 Chittka A, Chittka L. Epigenetics of royalty. Plos Biology. 8: e1000532. PMID 21072243 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000532  1
2010 Lihoreau M, Chittka L, Raine NE. Travel optimization by foraging bumblebees through readjustments of traplines after discovery of new feeding locations. The American Naturalist. 176: 744-57. PMID 20973670 DOI: 10.1086/657042  1
2010 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Photoreceptor spectral sensitivity in the bumblebee, Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Plos One. 5: e12049. PMID 20711523 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0012049  1
2010 Jürgen Stelzer R, Stanewsky R, Chittka L. Circadian foraging rhythms of bumblebees monitored by radio-frequency identification. Journal of Biological Rhythms. 25: 257-67. PMID 20679495 DOI: 10.1177/0748730410371750  1
2010 Stelzer RJ, Chittka L. Bumblebee foraging rhythms under the midnight sun measured with radiofrequency identification. Bmc Biology. 8: 93. PMID 20587015 DOI: 10.1186/1741-7007-8-93  1
2010 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Differences in photoreceptor processing speed for chromatic and achromatic vision in the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. The Journal of Neuroscience : the Official Journal of the Society For Neuroscience. 30: 3896-903. PMID 20237260 DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5700-09.2010  1
2010 Stelzer RJ, Chittka L, Carlton M, Ings TC. Winter active bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) achieve high foraging rates in urban Britain. Plos One. 5: e9559. PMID 20221445 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009559  1
2010 Kapustjansky A, Chittka L, Spaethe J. Bees use three-dimensional information to improve target detection. Die Naturwissenschaften. 97: 229-33. PMID 19960178 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-009-0627-5  1
2010 Stelzer RJ, Raine NE, Schmitt KD, Chittka L. Effects of aposematic coloration on predation risk in bumblebees? A comparison between differently coloured populations, with consideration of the ultraviolet Journal of Zoology. 282: 75-83. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-7998.2010.00709.x  1
2010 Ings TC, Ings NL, Chittka L, Rasmont P. A failed invasion? Commercially introduced pollinators in Southern France Apidologie. 41: 1-13. DOI: 10.1051/apido/2009044  1
2010 Niven JE, Chittka L. Reuse of identified neurons in multiple neural circuits Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33: 285. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10001068  1
2010 Chittka L. Lars chittka Current Biology. 20: R1006-R1008. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.09.062  1
2010 Muller H, Grossmann H, Chittka L. 'Personality' in bumblebees: Individual consistency in responses to novel colours? Animal Behaviour. 80: 1065-1074. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.09.016  1
2009 Chittka L, Niven J. Are bigger brains better? Current Biology : Cb. 19: R995-R1008. PMID 19922859 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.08.023  1
2009 Chittka L, Muller H. Learning, specialization, efficiency and task allocation in social insects. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 2: 151-4. PMID 19513269  1
2009 Whitney HM, Chittka L, Bruce TJ, Glover BJ. Conical epidermal cells allow bees to grip flowers and increase foraging efficiency. Current Biology : Cb. 19: 948-53. PMID 19446458 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.04.051  1
2009 Chittka L, Skorupski P, Raine NE. Speed-accuracy tradeoffs in animal decision making. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 24: 400-7. PMID 19409649 DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2009.02.010  1
2009 Dangles O, Irschick D, Chittka L, Casas J. Variability in sensory ecology: expanding the bridge between physiology and evolutionary biology. The Quarterly Review of Biology. 84: 51-74. PMID 19326788 DOI: 10.1086/596463  1
2009 Ings TC, Chittka L. Predator crypsis enhances behaviourally mediated indirect effects on plants by altering bumblebee foraging preferences. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 2031-6. PMID 19324797 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.1748  1
2009 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. Bumble-bees learn the value of social cues through experience. Biology Letters. 5: 310-2. PMID 19324653 DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0692  1
2009 Whitney HM, Kolle M, Andrew P, Chittka L, Steiner U, Glover BJ. Floral iridescence, produced by diffractive optics, acts as a cue for animal pollinators. Science (New York, N.Y.). 323: 130-3. PMID 19119235 DOI: 10.1126/science.1166256  1
2009 Molet M, Chittka L, Raine NE. How floral odours are learned inside the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) nest. Die Naturwissenschaften. 96: 213-9. PMID 18949450 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-008-0465-x  1
2009 Ollerton J, Cranmer L, Stelzer RJ, Sullivan S, Chittka L. Bird pollination of Canary Island endemic plants. Die Naturwissenschaften. 96: 221-32. PMID 18931830 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-008-0467-8  1
2009 Arnold SEJ, Le Comber SC, Chittka L. Flower color phenology in European grassland and woodland habitats, through the eyes of pollinators Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 57: 211-230. DOI: 10.1560/IJPS.57.3.211  1
2009 Whitney HM, Kolle M, Andrew P, Chittka L, Steiner U, Glover BJ. Response to comment on "floral iridescence, produced by diffractive optics, acts as a cue for animal pollinators" Science. 325: 1072e. DOI: 10.1126/science.1173503  1
2009 Molet M, Chittka L, Raine NE. Potential application of the bumblebee foraging recruitment pheromone for commercial greenhouse pollination Apidologie. 40: 608-616. DOI: 10.1051/apido/2009034  1
2009 Arnold SEJ, Savolainen V, Chittka L. Flower colours along an alpine altitude gradient, seen through the eyes of fly and bee pollinators Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 3: 27-43. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-009-9056-9  1
2009 Ings TC, Raine NE, Chittka L. A population comparison of the strength and persistence of innate colour preference and learning speed in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63: 1207-1218. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-009-0731-8  1
2008 Muller H, Chittka L. Animal personalities: the advantage of diversity. Current Biology : Cb. 18: R961-3. PMID 18957253 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.09.001  1
2008 Ings TC, Chittka L. Speed-accuracy tradeoffs and false alarms in bee responses to cryptic predators. Current Biology : Cb. 18: 1520-4. PMID 18771920 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.07.074  1
2008 Whitney HM, Dyer A, Chittka L, Rands SA, Glover BJ. The interaction of temperature and sucrose concentration on foraging preferences in bumblebees. Die Naturwissenschaften. 95: 845-50. PMID 18523748 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-008-0393-9  1
2008 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. Social transmission of nectar-robbing behaviour in bumble-bees. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 1669-74. PMID 18430642 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2008.0270  1
2008 Raine NE, Chittka L. The correlation of learning speed and natural foraging success in bumble-bees. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 803-8. PMID 18198141 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2007.1652  1
2008 Molet M, Chittka L, Stelzer RJ, Streit S, Raine NE. Colony nutritional status modulates worker responses to foraging recruitment pheromone in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 62: 1919-1926. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-008-0623-3  1
2007 Chittka L, Osorio D. Cognitive dimensions of predator responses to imperfect mimicry. Plos Biology. 5: e339. PMID 18162048 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050339  1
2007 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. Social learning in insects--from miniature brains to consensus building. Current Biology : Cb. 17: R703-13. PMID 17714664 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2007.06.012  1
2007 Chittka L, Döring TF. Are autumn foliage colors red signals to aphids? Plos Biology. 5: e187. PMID 17696643 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0050187  1
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. The adaptive significance of sensory bias in a foraging context: floral colour preferences in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris. Plos One. 2: e556. PMID 17579727 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000556  1
2007 Skorupski P, Döring TF, Chittka L. Photoreceptor spectral sensitivity in island and mainland populations of the bumblebee, Bombus terrestris. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 193: 485-94. PMID 17333207 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-006-0206-6  1
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Pollen foraging: learning a complex motor skill by bumblebees (Bombus terrestris). Die Naturwissenschaften. 94: 459-64. PMID 17149583 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-006-0184-0  1
2007 Saleh N, Chittka L. Traplining in bumblebees (Bombus impatiens): a foraging strategy's ontogeny and the importance of spatial reference memory in short-range foraging. Oecologia. 151: 719-30. PMID 17136553 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-006-0607-9  1
2007 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. The dynamics of social learning in an insect model, the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 1789-1796. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-007-0412-4  1
2007 Stelzer RJ, Ollerton J, Chittka L. No evidence for a visit of bumblebees to the Canarian bird-flower (Hymenoptera: Apidae) | Kein nachweis für hummelbesuch der kanarischen vogelblumen (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis. 30: 153-154.  1
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Nectar production rates of 75 bumblebee-visited flower species in a German flora (Hymenoptera: Apidae:Bombus terrestris) Entomologia Generalis. 30: 191-192.  1
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Flower constancy and memory dynamics in bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 29: 179-199.  1
2007 Chittka L. Seeing red by accident? Planet Earth. 30-31.  1
2007 Whitney H, Chittka L. Warm flowers, happy pollinators Biologist. 54: 154-159.  1
2006 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Animal cognition: an insect's sense of time? Current Biology : Cb. 16: R851-3. PMID 17027483 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.08.069  1
2006 Dyer AG, Whitney HM, Arnold SE, Glover BJ, Chittka L. Behavioural ecology: bees associate warmth with floral colour. Nature. 442: 525. PMID 16885975 DOI: 10.1038/442525a  1
2006 Chittka L, Raine NE. Recognition of flowers by pollinators. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 9: 428-35. PMID 16713328 DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2006.05.002  1
2006 Leadbeater E, Raine NE, Chittka L. Social learning: ants and the meaning of teaching. Current Biology : Cb. 16: R323-5. PMID 16682339 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.03.078  1
2006 Spaethe J, Tautz J, Chittka L. Do honeybees detect colour targets using serial or parallel visual search? The Journal of Experimental Biology. 209: 987-93. PMID 16513924 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02124  1
2006 Ings TC, Ward NL, Chittka L. Can commercially imported bumble bees out-compete their native conspecifics? Journal of Applied Ecology. 43: 940-948. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2006.01199.x  1
2006 Dornhaus A, Klügl F, Oechslein C, Puppe F, Chittka L. Benefits of recruitment in honey bees: Effects of ecology and colony size in an individual-based model Behavioral Ecology. 17: 336-344. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/arj036  1
2006 Raine NE, Ings TC, Dornhaus A, Saleh N, Chittka L. Adaptation, Genetic Drift, Pleiotropy, and History in the Evolution of Bee Foraging Behavior Advances in the Study of Behavior. 36: 305-354. DOI: 10.1016/S0065-3454(06)36007-X  1
2006 Chittka L, Walker J. Do bees like Van Gogh's Sunflowers? Optics and Laser Technology. 38: 323-328. DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2005.06.020  1
2006 Saleh N, Ohashi K, Thomson JD, Chittka L. Facultative use of the repellent scent mark in foraging bumblebees: Complex versus simple flowers Animal Behaviour. 71: 847-854. DOI: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.06.014  1
2006 Saleh N, Chittka L. The importance of experience in the interpretation of conspecific chemical signals Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61: 215-220. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-006-0252-7  1
2005 Dyer AG, Neumeyer C, Chittka L. Honeybee (Apis mellifera) vision can discriminate between and recognise images of human faces. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 4709-14. PMID 16326952 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01929  1
2005 Chittka L, Leadbeater E. Social learning: public information in insects. Current Biology : Cb. 15: R869-71. PMID 16271856 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.10.018  1
2005 Heiling AM, Cheng K, Chittka L, Goeth A, Herberstein ME. The role of UV in crab spider signals: effects on perception by prey and predators. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 3925-31. PMID 16215219 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01861  1
2005 Granero AM, Sanz JM, Gonzalez FJ, Vidal JL, Dornhaus A, Ghani J, Serrano AR, Chittka L. Chemical compounds of the foraging recruitment pheromone in bumblebees. Die Naturwissenschaften. 92: 371-4. PMID 16049691 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-005-0002-0  1
2005 Rasmont P, Regali A, Ings TC, Lognay G, Baudart E, Marlier M, Delcarte E, Viville P, Marot C, Falmagne P, Verhaeghe JC, Chittka L. Analysis of pollen and nectar of Arbutus unedo as a food source for Bombus terrestris (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 98: 656-63. PMID 16022289  1
2005 Leadbeater E, Chittka L. A new mode of information transfer in foraging bumblebees? Current Biology : Cb. 15: R447-8. PMID 15964260 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2005.06.011  1
2005 Ings TC, Schikora J, Chittka L. Bumblebees, humble pollinators or assiduous invaders? A population comparison of foraging performance in Bombus terrestris. Oecologia. 144: 508-16. PMID 15891827 DOI: 10.1007/s00442-005-0081-9  1
2005 Heiling AM, Chittka L, Cheng K, Herberstein ME. Colouration in crab spiders: substrate choice and prey attraction. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 208: 1785-92. PMID 15879060 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.01585  1
2005 Chittka L, Brockmann A. Perception space--the final frontier. Plos Biology. 3: e137. PMID 15819608 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030137  1
2005 Lotto RB, Chittka L. Seeing the light: illumination as a contextual cue to color choice behavior in bumblebees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 102: 3852-6. PMID 15731346 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0500681102  1
2005 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Bumble bees (Bombus terrestris) store both food and information in honeypots Behavioral Ecology. 16: 661-666. DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ari040  1
2005 Raine NE, Chittka L. Comparison of flower constancy and foraging performance in three bumblebee species (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 081-089.  1
2005 Ings TC, Raine NE, Chittka L. Mating preference in the commercially imported bumblebee species Bombus terrestris in Britain (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 233-238.  1
2005 Raine NE, Ings TC, Ramos-Rodriguez O, Chittka L. Intercolony variation in learning performance of a wild british bumblebee population (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris audax) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 241-256.  1
2004 Dyer AG, Chittka L. Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) sacrifice foraging speed to solve difficult colour discrimination tasks. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 190: 759-63. PMID 15316731 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-004-0547-y  1
2004 Smith C, Barber I, Wootton RJ, Chittka L. A receiver bias in the origin of three-spined stickleback mate choice. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 271: 949-55. PMID 15255050 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2004.2690  1
2004 Chittka L. Dances as windows into insect perception. Plos Biology. 2: E216. PMID 15252459 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020216  1
2004 Dyer AG, Chittka L. Fine colour discrimination requires differential conditioning in bumblebees. Die Naturwissenschaften. 91: 224-7. PMID 15146269 DOI: 10.1007/s00114-004-0508-x  1
2004 Dyer AG, Chittka L. Bumblebee search time without ultraviolet light. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 207: 1683-8. PMID 15073201 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00941  1
2004 Dyer AG, Chittka L. Biological significance of distinguishing between similar colours in spectrally variable illumination: bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) as a case study. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 190: 105-14. PMID 14652688 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-003-0475-2  1
2004 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Information flow and regulation of foraging activity in bumble bees (Bombus spp.) Apidologie. 35: 183-192. DOI: 10.1051/apido:2004002  1
2004 Chittka L, Ings TC, Raine NE. Chance and adaptation in the evolution of island bumblebee behaviour Population Ecology. 46: 243-251. DOI: 10.1007/s10144-004-0180-1  1
2004 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Why do honey bees dance? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 55: 395-401. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-003-0726-9  1
2003 Spaethe J, Chittka L. Interindividual variation of eye optics and single object resolution in bumblebees. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 3447-53. PMID 12939375 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00570  1
2003 Chittka L, Dyer AG, Bock F, Dornhaus A. Psychophysics: bees trade off foraging speed for accuracy. Nature. 424: 388. PMID 12879057 DOI: 10.1038/424388a  1
2003 Chittka L, Tautz J. The spectral input to honeybee visual odometry. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 206: 2393-7. PMID 12796456 DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00436  1
2003 Dornhaus A, Brockmann A, Chittka L. Bumble bees alert to food with pheromone from tergal gland. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 189: 47-51. PMID 12548429 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-002-0374-y  1
2003 Heiling AM, Herberstein ME, Chittka L. Pollinator attraction: Crab-spiders manipulate flower signals. Nature. 421: 334. PMID 12540891 DOI: 10.1038/421334a  1
2002 Chittka L. Influence of intermittent rewards in learning to handle flowers in bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus impatiens) Entomologia Generalis. 26: 85-91.  1
2001 Kevan PG, Chittka L, Dyer AG. Limits to the salience of ultraviolet: lessons from colour vision in bees and birds. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 204: 2571-80. PMID 11511673  1
2001 Chittka L, Schürkens S. Successful invasion of a floral market. Nature. 411: 653. PMID 11395755 DOI: 10.1038/35079676  1
2001 Spaethe J, Tautz J, Chittka L. Visual constraints in foraging bumblebees: flower size and color affect search time and flight behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 98: 3898-903. PMID 11259668 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.071053098  1
2001 Briscoe AD, Chittka L. The evolution of color vision in insects. Annual Review of Entomology. 46: 471-510. PMID 11112177 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ento.46.1.471  1
2001 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Food alert in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris): Possible mechanisms and evolutionary implications Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 50: 570-576. DOI: 10.1007/s002650100395  1
2001 Chittka L. Camouflage of predatory crab spiders on flowers and the colour perception of bees (Aranida: Thomisidae/Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis. 25: 181-187.  1
2001 Schürkens S, Chittka L. The significance of the invasive crucifer species Bunias orientalis (Brassicaceae) as a nectar source for central European insects | Zur bedeutung der invasiven kreuzblütler-art bunias orientalis (Brassicaceae) als nektarquelle für mitteleuropäische insekten Entomologia Generalis. 25: 115-120.  1
1999 Gumbert A, Kunze J, Chittka L. Floral colour diversity in plant communities, bee colour space and a null model Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 266: 1711-1716. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1999.0836  1
1999 Chittka L, Williams NM, Rasmussen H, Thomson JD. Navigation without vision: Bumblebee orientation in complete darkness Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 266: 45-50. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1999.0602  1
1999 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Evolutionary origins of bee dances Nature. 401: 38. DOI: 10.1038/43372  1
1999 Chittka L. Bees, white flowers, and the color hexagon - A reassessment? No, not yet. Comments on the contribution by vorobyev et al. [1] Naturwissenschaften. 86: 595-597. DOI: 10.1007/s001140050681  1
1999 Chittka L, Thomson JD, Waser NM. Flower constancy, insect psychology, and plant evolution Naturwissenschaften. 86: 361-377. DOI: 10.1007/s001140050636  1
1998 Menzel R, Geiger K, Joerges J, MULLER U, Chittka L. Bees travel novel homeward routes by integrating separately acquired vector memories Animal Behaviour. 55: 139-52. PMID 9480680 DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1997.0574  1
1998 Waser N, Chittka L. Evolutionary ecology: Bedazzled by flowers Nature. 394: 835-836. DOI: 10.1038/29657  1
1998 Chittka L. Sensorimotor learning in bumblebees: Long-term retention and reversal training Journal of Experimental Biology. 201: 515-524.  1
1997 Chittka L, Thomson JD. Sensori-motor learning and its relevance for task specialization in bumble bees Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 41: 385-398. DOI: 10.1007/s002650050400  1
1997 Chittka L, Gumbert A, Kunze J. Foraging dynamics of bumble bees: Correlates of movements within and between plant species Behavioral Ecology. 8: 239-249.  1
1997 Chittka L, Waser NM. Why red flowers are not invisible to bees Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 45: 169-183.  1
1997 Chittka L. Bee color vision is optimal for coding flower color, but flower colors are not optimal for being coded - Why? Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 45: 115-127.  1
1996 Menzel R, Geiger K, Chittka L, Joerges J, Kunze J, MÜLler U. The knowledge base of bee navigation The Journal of Experimental Biology. 199: 141-6. PMID 9317505  1
1996 Kevan P, Giurfa M, Chittka L. Why are there so many and so few white flowers? Trends in Plant Science. 1: 280-284. DOI: 10.1016/1360-1385(96)20008-1  1
1996 Chittka L. Does bee color vision predate the evolution of flower color? Naturwissenschaften. 83: 136-138. DOI: 10.1007/s001140050263  1
1996 Chittka L. Optimal sets of color receptors and color opponent systems for coding of natural objects in insect vision Journal of Theoretical Biology. 181: 179-196. DOI: 10.1006/jtbi.1996.0124  1
1996 Waser NM, Chittka L, Price MV, Williams NM, Ollerton J. Generalization in pollination systems, and why it matters Ecology. 77: 1043-1060.  1
1996 Lunau K, Wacht S, Chittka L. Colour choices of naive bumble bees and their implications for colour perception Journal of Comparative Physiology a: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 178: 477-489.  1
1995 Chittka L, Geiger K. Can honey bees count landmarks? Animal Behaviour. 49: 159-164. DOI: 10.1016/0003-3472(95)80163-4  1
1995 Chittka L, Kunze J, Shipman C, Buchmann SL. The significance of landmarks for path integration in homing honeybee foragers Naturwissenschaften. 82: 341-343. DOI: 10.1007/BF01131533  1
1995 Giurfa M, Núñez J, Chittka L, Menzel R. Colour preferences of flower-naive honeybees Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 177: 247-259. DOI: 10.1007/BF00192415  1
1995 Chittka L, Geiger K, Kunze J. The influences of landmarks on distance estimation of honey bees Animal Behaviour. 50: 23-31. DOI: 10.1006/anbe.1995.0217  1
1995 Chittka L, Gieger K. Honeybee long-distance orientation in a controlled environment Ethology. 99: 117-126.  1
1994 Chittka L, Shmida A, Troje N, Menzel R. Ultraviolet as a component of flower reflections, and the colour perception of Hymenoptera. Vision Research. 34: 1489-508. PMID 8023461 DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(94)90151-1  1
1992 Chittka L, Beier W, Hertel H, Steinmann E, Menzel R. Opponent colour coding is a universal strategy to evaluate the photoreceptor inputs in Hymenoptera. Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 170: 545-63. PMID 1507155 DOI: 10.1007/BF00199332  1
1992 Chittka L. The colour hexagon: a chromaticity diagram based on photoreceptor excitations as a generalized representation of colour opponency Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 170: 533-543. DOI: 10.1007/BF00199331  1
1992 Chittka L, Menzel R. The evolutionary adaptation of flower colours and the insect pollinators' colour vision Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 171: 171-181. DOI: 10.1007/BF00188925  1
1990 Menzel R, Chittka L, Eichmüller S, Geiger K, Peitsch D, Knoll P. Dominance of Celestial Cues over Landmarks Disproves Map-Like Orientation in Honey Bees Zeitschrift Fur Naturforschung - Section C Journal of Biosciences. 45: 723-726. DOI: 10.1515/znc-1990-0625  1
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