Visual navigation in the neotropical ant odontomachus hastatus (formicidae, ponerinae), a predominantly nocturnal, canopy-dwelling predator of the Atlantic rainforest

Visual navigation in the neotropical ant odontomachus hastatus (formicidae, ponerinae), a predominantly nocturnal, canopy-dwelling predator of the Atlantic rainforest

Pedro A. P. Rodrigues, Paulo S. Oliveira

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Agradecimentos: We are grateful to J. Hogan and P. Izar for inviting us to contribute to this special issue, and to D.E. Wheeler and M. Lanan forhelpful suggestions on the manuscript. The final version was con-siderably improved by comments from two anonymous referees. R

The arboreal ant Odontomachus hastatus nests among roots of epiphytic bromeliads in the sandy forest at Cardoso Island (Brazil). Crepuscular and nocturnal foragers travel up to 8 m to search for arthropod prey in the canopy, where silhouettes of leaves an

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Visual navigation in the neotropical ant odontomachus hastatus (formicidae, ponerinae), a predominantly nocturnal, canopy-dwelling predator of the Atlantic rainforest

Pedro A. P. Rodrigues, Paulo S. Oliveira


										

Visual navigation in the neotropical ant odontomachus hastatus (formicidae, ponerinae), a predominantly nocturnal, canopy-dwelling predator of the Atlantic rainforest

Pedro A. P. Rodrigues, Paulo S. Oliveira

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    Behavioural processes

    Vol. 109, pt A (Nov., 2014), p. 48-57