The Sense Of Hearing In Honey Bees

publication date: Jul 27, 2010
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Bee World Vol.76 (1) 1995 pp.6-17
Article Title

The Sense Of Hearing In Honey Bees


Claudia Dreller And Wolfgang H Kirchner


Until recently honey bees have been generally regarded as totally deaf to airborne sound. During the past five years the authors and Dr W F Towne (Kutztown University, Pennsylvania, USA) discovered and investigated the auditory sense of honey bees. In this article we review the present knowledge about hearing in honey bees. 

Keywordshoney bees, hearing
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