How might individual honeybees measure massive volumes?

Nigel R. Franks, Anna Dornhaus

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We suggest how individual honeybees might measure the large volumes of potential nest sites and propose a key experimental test for our model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)s181-s182
JournalProceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
StatePublished - 2003


  • Apis mellifera
  • House-hunting
  • Nest choice
  • Social insects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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