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Light pollution forces a change in dung beetle orientation behavior

Author(s): James J. Foster, Claudia Tocco, Jochen Smolka, Lana Khaldy, Emily Baird, Marcus J. Byrne, Dan-Eric Nilsson, Marie Dacke
Published in: Current Biology, 2021, ISSN 0960-9822
Publisher: Cell Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.06.038

A unified platform to manage, share, and archive morphological and functional data in insect neuroscience

Author(s): Stanley Heinze; Basil el Jundi; Bente G Berg; Uwe Homberg; Randolf Menzel; Keram Pfeiffer; Ronja Hensgen; Frederick Zittrell; Marie Dacke; Eric Warrant; Gerit Pfuhl; Jürgen Rybak; Kevin Tedore
Published in: eLife, 1, 2021, ISSN 2050-084X
Publisher: eLife Sciences Publications
DOI: 10.7554/elife.65376

A dung beetle that path integrates without the use of landmarks.

Author(s): Marie Dacke, Basil el Jundi, Yakir Gagnon, Ayse Yilmaz, Marcus Byrne & Emily Baird
Published in: Animal Cognition, 23, 2020, Page(s) 1161-1175, ISSN 1435-9448
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s10071-020-01426-8

Compass Cue Integration and Its Relation to the Visual Ecology of Three Tribes of Ball-Rolling Dung Beetles

Author(s): Lana Khaldy, Claudia Tocco, Marcus Byrne, Marie Dacke
Published in: Insects, 12/6, 2021, Page(s) 526, ISSN 2075-4450
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/insects12060526

The interplay of directional information provided by unpolarised and polarised light in the heading direction network of the diurnal dung beetle Kheper lamarcki

Author(s): Lana Khaldy, James Foster, Ayse Yilmaz, Gregor Belusic, Yakir Gagnon, Claudia Tocco, Marcus Byrne
Published in: The Journal of Experimental Biology, 2022, ISSN 0022-0949
Publisher: The Company of Biologists Ltd.
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.243734

Cold-induced anesthesia impairs path integration memory in dung beetles

Author(s): Ayse Yilmaz, Yakir Gagnon, Marcus Byrne, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke
Published in: Current Biology, 2021, ISSN 0960-9822
Publisher: Cell Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2021.10.067

Keep it rolling: straight-line orientation in South African ball-rolling dung beetles

Author(s): Lana Khaldy
Published in: 2021, ISBN 978-91-8039-073-6
Publisher: Faculty of Science, Lund University