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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Year Citation  Score
2022 Colgan TJ, Arce AN, Gill RJ, Ramos Rodrigues A, Kanteh A, Duncan EJ, Li L, Chittka L, Wurm Y. Genomic Signatures of Recent Adaptation in a Wild Bumblebee. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 39. PMID 35134226 DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab366  0.673
2021 Nityananda V, Chittka L. Different effects of reward value and saliency during bumblebee visual search for multiple rewarding targets. Animal Cognition. PMID 33515306 DOI: 10.1007/s10071-021-01479-3  0.715
2020 MaBouDi H, Solvi C, Chittka L. Bumblebees Learn a Relational Rule but Switch to a Win-Stay/Lose-Switch Heuristic After Extensive Training. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 14: 137. PMID 32903410 DOI: 10.3389/fnbeh.2020.00137  0.791
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  0.789
2020 Loukola O, Gatto E, Híjar-Islas A, Chittka L. Selective interspecific information use in the nest choice of solitary bees Animal Biology. 70: 215-225. DOI: 10.1163/15707563-20191233  0.395
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  0.493
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  0.525
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  0.775
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  0.31
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  0.681
2019 Bridges AD, Chittka L. Animal Behaviour: Conformity and the Beginnings of Culture in an Insect. Current Biology : Cb. 29: R167-R169. PMID 30836088 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.01.023  0.318
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  0.633
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  0.346
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  0.783
2018 Guiraud M, Roper M, Chittka L. High-Speed Videography Reveals How Honeybees Can Turn a Spatial Concept Learning Task Into a Simple Discrimination Task by Stereotyped Flight Movements and Sequential Inspection of Pattern Elements. Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 1347. PMID 30123157 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01347  0.392
2018 Nieberding CM, Van Dyck H, Chittka L. Adaptive learning in non-social insects: from theory to field work, and back. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 27: 75-81. PMID 30025638 DOI: 10.1016/j.cois.2018.03.008  0.393
2018 Gallo V, Chittka L. Cognitive Aspects of Comb-Building in the Honeybee? Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 900. PMID 29951014 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00900  0.33
2018 Lawson DA, Chittka L, Whitney HM, Rands SA. Bumblebees distinguish floral scent patterns, and can transfer these to corresponding visual patterns. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285. PMID 29899070 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0661  0.344
2018 Avarguès-Weber A, Lachlan R, Chittka L. Bumblebee social learning can lead to suboptimal foraging choices Animal Behaviour. 135: 209-214. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2017.11.022  0.417
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  0.801
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  0.345
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  0.587
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  0.799
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  0.777
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  0.424
2017 Baracchi D, Marples A, Jenkins AJ, Leitch AR, Chittka L. Nicotine in floral nectar pharmacologically influences bumblebee learning of floral features. Scientific Reports. 7: 1951. PMID 28512323 DOI: 10.1038/S41598-017-01980-1  0.698
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  0.315
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  0.38
2017 Roper M, Fernando C, Chittka L. Insect Bio-inspired Neural Network Provides New Evidence on How Simple Feature Detectors Can Enable Complex Visual Generalization and Stimulus Location Invariance in the Miniature Brain of Honeybees. Plos Computational Biology. 13: e1005333. PMID 28158189 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005333  0.358
2017 Perry CJ, Barron AB, Chittka L. The frontiers of insect cognition Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences. 16: 111-118. DOI: 10.1016/J.COBEHA.2017.05.011  0.376
2017 Wang M, Vasas V, Chittka L, Yen S. Sheep in wolf's clothing: multicomponent traits enhance the success of mimicry in spider-mimicking moths Animal Behaviour. 127: 219-224. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2017.03.020  0.575
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  0.75
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  0.554
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  0.793
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  0.773
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  0.383
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  0.725
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  0.769
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  0.666
2016 Whitney HM, Reed A, Rands SA, Chittka L, Glover BJ. Flower Iridescence Increases Object Detection in the Insect Visual System without Compromising Object Identity. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 26923789 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.01.026  0.366
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  0.389
2016 Dawson EH, Chittka L, Leadbeater E. Alarm substances induce associative social learning in honeybees, Apis mellifera Animal Behaviour. 122: 17-22. DOI: 10.1016/J.Anbehav.2016.08.006  0.77
2015 Nityananda V, Chittka L. Modality-specific attention in foraging bumblebees. Royal Society Open Science. 2: 150324. PMID 26587245 DOI: 10.1098/Rsos.150324  0.724
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  0.588
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.6262.2  0.677
2015 Sadd BM, Barribeau SM, Bloch G, de Graaf DC, Dearden P, Elsik CG, Gadau J, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Hasselmann M, Lozier JD, Robertson HM, Smagghe G, Stolle E, Van Vaerenbergh M, Waterhouse RM, ... ... Chittka L, et al. The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization. Genome Biology. 16: 76. PMID 25908251 DOI: 10.1186/S13059-015-0623-3  0.326
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  0.586
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  0.772
2015 Baracchi D, Brown MJF, Chittka L. Behavioural evidence for self-medication in bumblebees? F1000research. 4: 73. DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.6262.3  0.656
2015 Morawetz L, Chittka L, Spaethe J. Honeybees (Apis mellifera) exhibit flexible visual search strategies for vertical targets presented at various heights F1000research. 3: 174. DOI: 10.12688/F1000Research.4799.2  0.651
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  0.388
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  0.508
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  0.376
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  0.656
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  0.563
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  0.624
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  0.797
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  0.712
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  0.43
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  0.657
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  0.414
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  0.307
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  0.788
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  0.375
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  0.744
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  0.776
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  0.337
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  0.528
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  0.551
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  0.623
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  0.814
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  0.743
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  0.652
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  0.618
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  0.769
2012 Dawson EH, Chittka L. Conspecific and heterospecific information use in bumblebees. Plos One. 7: e31444. PMID 22347479 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031444  0.642
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  0.631
2012 Lihoreau M, Raine NE, Reynolds AM, Stelzer RJ, Lim KS, Smith AD, Osborne JL, Chittka L. Trapline development in the initial pentagonal array of flowers. Plos Biology. DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pbio.1001392.G002  0.593
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. DOI: 10.1163/18759866-08102005  0.36
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  0.668
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  0.755
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  0.66
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  0.315
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  0.725
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  0.348
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  0.337
2011 Wang M, Chittka L. Cross-Modal Learning between Visual and Vibration Signals in Zebrafish Danio Rerio I-Perception. 2: 847-847. DOI: 10.1068/Ic847  0.551
2011 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Is colour cognitive? Optics and Laser Technology. 43: 251-260. DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2008.12.015  0.349
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  0.789
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  0.638
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  0.304
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  0.337
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  0.578
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  0.355
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  0.789
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  0.639
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  0.734
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  0.694
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  0.658
2009 Chittka L, Muller H. Learning, specialization, efficiency and task allocation in social insects. Communicative & Integrative Biology. 2: 151-4. PMID 19513269 DOI: 10.4161/Cib.7600  0.668
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  0.305
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  0.644
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  0.759
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  0.722
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  0.4
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  0.668
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: 10.1038/Npre.2008.1977.1  0.606
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  0.592
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  0.333
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  0.629
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  0.618
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  0.812
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  0.67
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  0.761
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  0.703
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  0.666
2008 Skorupski P, Chittka L. Towards a cognitive definition of colour vision Nature Precedings. DOI: 10.1038/Npre.2008.1766.1  0.343
2008 Stelzer RJ, Chittka L. Bumblebees under the midnight sun - Monitoring circadian rhythms of bumblebees under continuous daylight, using radio frequency identification (RFID) Nature Precedings. 3: 1-1. DOI: 10.1038/Npre.2008.1719.1  0.305
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  0.73
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  0.718
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  0.671
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  0.662
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  0.55
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. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/30/2007/191  0.63
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Mengen der Nektarerzeugung bei 75 von Hummeln besuchten Blumenarten in einem deutschen Pflanzenbestand (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris) Entomologia Generalis. 30: 191-192. DOI: 10.1127/ENTOM.GEN/30/2007/191  0.555
2007 Stelzer RJ, Ollerton J, Chittka L. Kein Nachweis für Hummelbesuch der Kanarischen Vogelblumen (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis. 30: 153-154. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/30/2007/153  0.527
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Flower constancy and memory dynamics in bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 29: 179-199. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/29/2007/179  0.644
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Blütenstetigkeit und Gedächtnisdynamik bei Hummeln (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 29: 179-199. DOI: 10.1127/ENTOM.GEN/29/2007/179  0.545
2007 Raine NE, Chittka L. Bumblebees gain fitness through learning Nature Precedings. 2: 1-1. DOI: 10.1038/Npre.2007.1298.1  0.656
2007 Saleh N, Scott AG, Bryning GP, Chittka L. Distinguishing signals and cues: bumblebees use general footprints to generate adaptive behaviour at flowers and nest Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 1: 119-127. DOI: 10.1007/S11829-007-9011-6  0.566
2007 Dyer AG, Whitney HM, Arnold SEJ, Glover BJ, Chittka L. Mutations perturbing petal cell shape and anthocyanin synthesis influence bumblebee perception of Antirrhinum majus flower colour Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 1: 45-55. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-007-9002-7  0.57
2007 Chittka L, Spaethe J. Visual search and the importance of time in complex decision making by bees Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 1: 37-44. DOI: 10.1007/S11829-007-9001-8  0.673
2007 Döring TF, Chittka L. Visual ecology of aphids—a critical review on the role of colours in host finding Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 1: 3-16. DOI: 10.1007/s11829-006-9000-1  0.377
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  0.721
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.  0.547
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  0.572
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  0.652
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  0.775
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  0.657
2006 Raine NE, Ings TC, Ramos-Rodriguez O, Chittka L. Unterschiede im Lernverhalten zwischen Kolonien einer freilebenden Britischen Hummelpopulation (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus terrestris audax) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 241-256. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/28/2006/241  0.766
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  0.744
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  0.643
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  0.808
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  0.337
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  0.586
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  0.594
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  0.353
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  0.714
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  0.314
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  0.605
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 DOI: 10.1603/0022-0493-98.3.656  0.712
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  0.643
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  0.721
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  0.357
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  0.364
2005 Raine NE, Chittka L. Comparison of flower constancy and foraging performance in three bumblebee species (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 081-089. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/28/2005/81  0.638
2005 Raine NE, Chittka L. Vergleich der Blütenstetigkeit und Sammelleistung von drei Hummel-Arten (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 81-89. DOI: 10.1127/ENTOM.GEN/28/2005/81  0.535
2005 Ings TC, Raine NE, Chittka L. Partnerwahl-Präferenzen bei der kommerziell importierten Hummel-Art Bombus terrestris in Großbritannien (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Entomologia Generalis. 28: 233-238. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/28/2005/233  0.764
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  0.63
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.  0.711
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.  0.706
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  0.363
2004 Chittka L. Dances as windows into insect perception. Plos Biology. 2: E216. PMID 15252459 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0020216  0.345
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  0.387
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  0.338
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  0.423
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  0.638
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  0.802
2004 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Why do honey bees dance? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 55: 395-401. DOI: 10.1007/S00265-003-0726-9  0.615
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  0.64
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  0.631
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  0.31
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  0.6
2003 Heiling AM, Herberstein ME, Chittka L. Pollinator attraction: Crab-spiders manipulate flower signals. Nature. 421: 334. PMID 12540891 DOI: 10.1038/421334a  0.396
2002 Chittka L. Influence of intermittent rewards in learning to handle flowers in bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus impatiens) Entomologia Generalis. 26: 85-91. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/26/2002/85  0.349
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  0.674
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  0.354
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. DOI: 10.1127/Entom.Gen/25/2001/181  0.387
2001 Schürkens S, Chittka L. The Sign ificance of the Invasive Crucifer Species Bunias orientalis (Brassicaceae) as a Nectar Source for Central European Insects Entomologia Generalis. 25: 115-120. DOI: 10.1127/ENTOM.GEN/25/2001/115  0.338
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  0.618
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  0.333
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  0.329
1999 Chittka L. Learning and AdaptationCognitive Ecology: The Evolutionary Ecology of Information Processing and Decision Making. Reuven Dukas The Quarterly Review of Biology. 74: 326-327. DOI: 10.1086/393166  0.321
1999 Dornhaus A, Chittka L. Evolutionary origins of bee dances Nature. 401: 38. DOI: 10.1038/43372  0.638
1999 Chittka L, Thomson JD, Waser NM. Flower constancy, insect psychology, and plant evolution Naturwissenschaften. 86: 361-377. DOI: 10.1007/S001140050636  0.379
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  0.521
1998 Waser N, Chittka L. Evolutionary ecology: Bedazzled by flowers Nature. 394: 835-836. DOI: 10.1038/29657  0.328
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. DOI: 10.1093/Beheco/8.3.239  0.358
1997 Chittka L, Waser NM. Why red flowers are not invisible to bees Israel Journal of Plant Sciences. 45: 169-183. DOI: 10.1080/07929978.1997.10676682  0.354
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. DOI: 10.1080/07929978.1997.10676678  0.311
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  0.36
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  0.573
1996 Chittka L. Does bee color vision predate the evolution of flower color? Naturwissenschaften. 83: 136-138. DOI: 10.1007/s001140050263  0.322
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. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00190178  0.364
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  0.301
1995 Chittka L, Geiger K. Can honey bees count landmarks? Animal Behaviour. 49: 159-164. DOI: 10.1016/0003-3472(95)80163-4  0.308
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  0.702
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  0.512
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  0.558
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  0.306
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  0.562
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  0.492
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