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Outcomes of HIV-positive patients lost to follow-up in African treatment programmes.

Zürcher K, Mooser A, Anderegg N, Tymejczyk O, Couvillon MJ, Nash D, Egger M; IeDEA and MESH consortia.

Trop Med Int Health. 2017 Apr;22(4):375-387. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12843. Epub 2017 Feb 20. Review.


Dancing to her own beat: honey bee foragers communicate via individually calibrated waggle dances.

Schürch R, Ratnieks FL, Samuelson EE, Couvillon MJ.

J Exp Biol. 2016 May 1;219(Pt 9):1287-9. doi: 10.1242/jeb.134874. Epub 2016 Mar 4.


Caffeinated forage tricks honeybees into increasing foraging and recruitment behaviors.

Couvillon MJ, Al Toufailia H, Butterfield TM, Schrell F, Ratnieks FLW, Schürch R.

Curr Biol. 2015 Nov 2;25(21):2815-2818. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.052. Epub 2015 Oct 17. Erratum in: Curr Biol. 2015 Nov 16;25(22):3017.


Summertime blues: August foraging leaves honey bees empty-handed.

Couvillon MJ, Fensome KA, Quah SK, Schürch R.

Commun Integr Biol. 2014 Apr 9;7:e28821. doi: 10.4161/cib.28821. eCollection 2014.


Dancing bees communicate a foraging preference for rural lands in high-level agri-environment schemes.

Couvillon MJ, Schürch R, Ratnieks FL.

Curr Biol. 2014 Jun 2;24(11):1212-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.03.072. Epub 2014 May 22.


Waggle dance distances as integrative indicators of seasonal foraging challenges.

Couvillon MJ, Schürch R, Ratnieks FL.

PLoS One. 2014 Apr 2;9(4):e93495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093495. eCollection 2014.


Incorporating variability in honey bee waggle dance decoding improves the mapping of communicated resource locations.

Schürch R, Couvillon MJ, Burns DD, Tasman K, Waxman D, Ratnieks FL.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2013 Dec;199(12):1143-52. doi: 10.1007/s00359-013-0860-4. Epub 2013 Oct 17.


Bourgeois behavior and freeloading in the colonial orb web spider Parawixia bistriata (Araneae, Araneidae).

Wenseleers T, Bacon JP, Alves DA, Couvillon MJ, Kärcher M, Nascimento FS, Nogueira-Neto P, Ribeiro M, Robinson EJ, Tofilski A, Ratnieks FL.

Am Nat. 2013 Jul;182(1):120-9. doi: 10.1086/670525. Epub 2013 May 21.


Too much noise on the dance floor: Intra- and inter-dance angular error in honey bee waggle dances.

Schürch R, Couvillon MJ.

Commun Integr Biol. 2013 Jan 1;6(1):e22298. doi: 10.4161/cib.22298.


Context affects nestmate recognition errors in honey bees and stingless bees.

Couvillon MJ, Segers FH, Cooper-Bowman R, Truslove G, Nascimento DL, Nascimento FS, Ratnieks FL.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Aug 15;216(Pt 16):3055-61. doi: 10.1242/jeb.085324. Epub 2013 Apr 25.


Intra-dance variation among waggle runs and the design of efficient protocols for honey bee dance decoding.

Couvillon MJ, Riddell Pearce FC, Harris-Jones EL, Kuepfer AM, Mackenzie-Smith SJ, Rozario LA, Schürch R, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Open. 2012 May 15;1(5):467-72. doi: 10.1242/bio.20121099. Epub 2012 Mar 30.


Working against gravity: horizontal honeybee waggle runs have greater angular scatter than vertical waggle runs.

Couvillon MJ, Phillipps HL, Schürch R, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Lett. 2012 Aug 23;8(4):540-3. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0182. Epub 2012 Apr 18.


Percent lipid is associated with body size but not task in the bumble bee Bombus impatiens.

Couvillon MJ, Jandt JM, Bonds J, Helm BR, Dornhaus A.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2011 Nov;197(11):1097-104. doi: 10.1007/s00359-011-0670-5. Epub 2011 Aug 17.


Alarm pheromones do not mediate rapid shifts in honey bee guard acceptance threshold.

Couvillon MJ, Barton SN, Cohen JA, Fabricius OK, Kärcher MH, Cooper LS, Silk MJ, Helanterä H, Ratnieks FL.

J Chem Ecol. 2010 Dec;36(12):1306-8. doi: 10.1007/s10886-010-9881-4. Epub 2010 Nov 11.


Ontogeny of worker body size distribution in bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) colonies.

Couvillon MJ, Jandt JM, Duong N, Dornhaus A.

Ecol Entomol. 2010 Aug;35(4):424-435.


Brain composition and olfactory learning in honey bees.

Gronenberg W, Couvillon MJ.

Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2010 Mar;93(3):435-43. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2010.01.001. Epub 2010 Jan 9.


Ambient Air Temperature Does Not Predict whether Small or Large Workers Forage in Bumble Bees (Bombus impatiens).

Couvillon MJ, Fitzpatrick G, Dornhaus A.

Psyche (Camb Mass). 2010;2010. pii: 536430.


Africanized honeybees are slower learners than their European counterparts.

Couvillon MJ, DeGrandi-Hoffman G, Gronenberg W.

Naturwissenschaften. 2010 Feb;97(2):153-60. doi: 10.1007/s00114-009-0621-y. Epub 2009 Nov 11.


Location, location, location: larvae position inside the nest is correlated with adult body size in worker bumble-bees (Bombus impatiens).

Couvillon MJ, Dornhaus A.

Proc Biol Sci. 2009 Jul 7;276(1666):2411-8. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0172. Epub 2009 Apr 1.


Preemptive defensive self-sacrifice by ant workers.

Tofilski A, Couvillon MJ, Evison SE, Helanterä H, Robinson EJ, Ratnieks FL.

Am Nat. 2008 Nov;172(5):E239-43. doi: 10.1086/591688.


Comparative study in stingless bees (Meliponini) demonstrates that nest entrance size predicts traffic and defensivity.

Couvillon MJ, Wenseleers T, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Nogueira-Neto P, Ratnieks FLW.

J Evol Biol. 2008 Jan;21(1):194-201. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2007.01457.x. Epub 2007 Nov 15.


Nest-mate recognition template of guard honeybees (Apis mellifera) is modified by wax comb transfer.

Couvillon MJ, Caple JP, Endsor SL, Kärcher M, Russell TE, Storey DE, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Lett. 2007 Jun 22;3(3):228-30.

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