A unique case of circular milling in ants, considered in relation to trail following and the general problem of orientation. American Museum novitates ; no. 1253

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dc.contributor.author Schneirla, T. C. (Theodore Christian), 1902-1968. en_US
dc.contributor.author American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Animal Behavior. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T17:14:00Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T17:14:00Z
dc.date.issued 1944 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/3733
dc.description 26 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 25-26). en_US
dc.description Collective foraging and chemical trails. Chemical trails in the raids of army ants. The ontogenetic basis of trail following in army ants -- Circular columns and sterotypy in trail following. Circular trails in processionary caterpillars. Wheeler's laboratory case in Eciton schmitti -- A case of Eciton milling in the open. Probable initiation of the E. praedator mill. Analysis of the persistent circular column. Milling in relation to trailing under natural conditions -- Relations to milling in other animals. Parr's analysis of milling in schooling fishes. A comparison of milling in fishes and in army ants. Contrasting patterns in ant orientation in relation to milling. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York City : The American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 1253 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.1253, 1944 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Eciton -- Behavior -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Eciton -- Orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Animal orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Animal navigation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Army ants -- Behavior -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Army ants -- Orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ants -- Behavior -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ants -- Orientation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Behavior -- Panama -- Barro Colorado Island. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Orientation. en_US
dc.title A unique case of circular milling in ants, considered in relation to trail following and the general problem of orientation. American Museum novitates ; no. 1253 en_US
dc.title.alternative Circular column and orientation in ants en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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