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1.

High innate preference of black substrate in the chive gnat, Bradysia odoriphaga (Diptera: Sciaridae).

An L, Yang X, Lunau K, Fan F, Li M, Wei G.

PLoS One. 2019 May 9;14(5):e0210379. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210379. eCollection 2019.

2.

Pollen grain morphology is not exclusively responsible for pollen collectability in bumble bees.

Konzmann S, Koethe S, Lunau K.

Sci Rep. 2019 Mar 18;9(1):4705. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41262-6.

3.

Bumblebees are able to perceive amino acids via chemotactile antennal stimulation.

Ruedenauer FA, Leonhardt SD, Lunau K, Spaethe J.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2019 Jun;205(3):321-331. doi: 10.1007/s00359-019-01321-9. Epub 2019 Mar 13.

PMID:
30868227
4.

How flower colour signals allure bees and hummingbirds: a community-level test of the bee avoidance hypothesis.

de Camargo MGG, Lunau K, Batalha MA, Brings S, de Brito VLG, Morellato LPC.

New Phytol. 2019 Apr;222(2):1112-1122. doi: 10.1111/nph.15594. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

PMID:
30444536
5.

Spectral purity, intensity and dominant wavelength: Disparate colour preferences of two Brazilian stingless bee species.

Koethe S, Banysch S, Alves-Dos-Santos I, Lunau K.

PLoS One. 2018 Sep 28;13(9):e0204663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204663. eCollection 2018.

6.

The yellow specialist: dronefly Eristalis tenax prefers different yellow colours for landing and proboscis extension.

An L, Neimann A, Eberling E, Algora H, Brings S, Lunau K.

J Exp Biol. 2018 Nov 21;221(Pt 22). pii: jeb184788. doi: 10.1242/jeb.184788.

7.

Functional significance of the optical properties of flowers for visual signalling.

van der Kooi CJ, Dyer AG, Kevan PG, Lunau K.

Ann Bot. 2019 Jan 23;123(2):263-276. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcy119.

PMID:
29982325
8.

Limitations of learning in the proboscis reflex of the flower visiting syrphid fly Eristalis tenax.

Lunau K, An L, Donda M, Hohmann M, Sermon L, Stegmanns V.

PLoS One. 2018 Mar 20;13(3):e0194167. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194167. eCollection 2018.

9.

To be on the safe site - Ungroomed spots on the bee's body and their importance for pollination.

Koch L, Lunau K, Wester P.

PLoS One. 2017 Sep 6;12(9):e0182522. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182522. eCollection 2017.

10.

Testing the influence of gravity on flower symmetry in five Saxifraga species.

Koethe S, Bloemer J, Lunau K.

Naturwissenschaften. 2017 Apr;104(3-4):37. doi: 10.1007/s00114-017-1458-4. Epub 2017 Mar 30.

PMID:
28361347
11.

Bumblebees require visual pollen stimuli to initiate and multimodal stimuli to complete a full behavioral sequence in close-range flower orientation.

Wilmsen S, Gottlieb R, Junker RR, Lunau K.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Feb 1;7(5):1384-1393. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2768. eCollection 2017 Mar.

12.

Colour is more than hue: preferences for compiled colour traits in the stingless bees Melipona mondury and M. quadrifasciata.

Koethe S, Bossems J, Dyer AG, Lunau K.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2016 Oct;202(9-10):615-27. doi: 10.1007/s00359-016-1115-y. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

PMID:
27480640
13.

Innate colour preferences of the Australian native stingless bee Tetragonula carbonaria Sm.

Dyer AG, Boyd-Gerny S, Shrestha M, Lunau K, Garcia JE, Koethe S, Wong BB.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2016 Oct;202(9-10):603-13. doi: 10.1007/s00359-016-1101-4. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

PMID:
27316718
14.

A Matter of Contrast: Yellow Flower Colour Constrains Style Length in Crocus species.

Lunau K, Konzmann S, Bossems J, Harpke D.

PLoS One. 2016 Apr 28;11(4):e0154728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154728. eCollection 2016.

15.

Floral colours in a world without birds and bees: the plants of Macquarie Island.

Shrestha M, Lunau K, Dorin A, Schulze B, Bischoff M, Burd M, Dyer AG.

Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016 Sep;18(5):842-50. doi: 10.1111/plb.12456. Epub 2016 Apr 13.

PMID:
27016399
16.

Flower Colour: How Bumblebees Handle Colours with Perceptually Changing Hues.

Lunau K.

Curr Biol. 2016 Mar 21;26(6):R229-31. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.02.004.

17.

Trees as huge flowers and flowers as oversized floral guides: the role of floral color change and retention of old flowers in Tibouchina pulchra.

Brito VL, Weynans K, Sazima M, Lunau K.

Front Plant Sci. 2015 May 22;6:362. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00362. eCollection 2015.

18.

Bees, birds and yellow flowers: pollinator-dependent convergent evolution of UV patterns.

Papiorek S, Junker RR, Alves-Dos-Santos I, Melo GA, Amaral-Neto LP, Sazima M, Wolowski M, Freitas L, Lunau K.

Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016 Jan;18(1):46-55. doi: 10.1111/plb.12322. Epub 2015 Mar 17.

PMID:
25703147
19.

Raising the sugar content--orchid bees overcome the constraints of suction feeding through manipulation of nectar and pollen provisions.

Pokorny T, Lunau K, Eltz T.

PLoS One. 2014 Nov 25;9(11):e113823. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113823. eCollection 2014.

20.

Gloss, colour and grip: multifunctional epidermal cell shapes in bee- and bird-pollinated flowers.

Papiorek S, Junker RR, Lunau K.

PLoS One. 2014 Nov 4;9(11):e112013. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112013. eCollection 2014.

21.

Visual ecology of flies with particular reference to colour vision and colour preferences.

Lunau K.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2014 Jun;200(6):497-512. doi: 10.1007/s00359-014-0895-1. Epub 2014 Mar 25. Review.

PMID:
24664124
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23.

Assessment of pollen reward and pollen availability in Solanum stramoniifolium and Solanum paniculatum for buzz-pollinating carpenter bees.

Burkart A, Schlindwein C, Lunau K.

Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2014 Mar;16(2):503-7. doi: 10.1111/plb.12111. Epub 2013 Oct 18.

PMID:
24138093
24.

Bees' subtle colour preferences: how bees respond to small changes in pigment concentration.

Papiorek S, Rohde K, Lunau K.

Naturwissenschaften. 2013 Jul;100(7):633-43. doi: 10.1007/s00114-013-1060-3. Epub 2013 May 31.

PMID:
23722560
25.

Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) and honeybees (Apis mellifera) prefer similar colours of higher spectral purity over trained colours.

Rohde K, Papiorek S, Lunau K.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2013 Mar;199(3):197-210. doi: 10.1007/s00359-012-0783-5. Epub 2012 Dec 9.

PMID:
23224278
26.

Avoidance of achromatic colours by bees provides a private niche for hummingbirds.

Lunau K, Papiorek S, Eltz T, Sazima M.

J Exp Biol. 2011 May 1;214(Pt 9):1607-12. doi: 10.1242/jeb.052688.

27.

Visual detection of diminutive floral guides in the bumblebee Bombus terrestris and in the honeybee Apis mellifera.

Lunau K, Unseld K, Wolter F.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2009 Dec;195(12):1121-30. doi: 10.1007/s00359-009-0484-x. Epub 2009 Oct 8.

PMID:
19813017
28.

An olfactory shift is associated with male perfume differentiation and species divergence in orchid bees.

Eltz T, Zimmermann Y, Pfeiffer C, Pech JR, Twele R, Francke W, Quezada-Euan JJ, Lunau K.

Curr Biol. 2008 Dec 9;18(23):1844-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.10.049.

29.

Enfleurage, lipid recycling and the origin of perfume collection in orchid bees.

Eltz T, Zimmermann Y, Haftmann J, Twele R, Francke W, Quezada-Euan JJ, Lunau K.

Proc Biol Sci. 2007 Nov 22;274(1627):2843-8.

30.

Visual targeting of components of floral colour patterns in flower-naïve bumblebees (Bombus terrestris; Apidae).

Lunau K, Fieselmann G, Heuschen B, van de Loo A.

Naturwissenschaften. 2006 Jul;93(7):325-8. Epub 2006 Mar 28.

PMID:
16568268
31.

Species-specific antennal responses to tibial fragrances by male orchid bees.

Eltz T, Ayasse M, Lunau K.

J Chem Ecol. 2006 Jan;32(1):71-9. Epub 2006 Feb 26.

PMID:
16525871
32.

Juggling with volatiles: exposure of perfumes by displaying male orchid bees.

Eltz T, Sager A, Lunau K.

J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol. 2005 Jul;191(7):575-81. Epub 2005 Apr 20.

PMID:
15841385
33.

How drone flies (Eristalis tenax L., Syrphidae, Diptera) use floral guides to locate food sources.

Dinkel T, Lunau K.

J Insect Physiol. 2001 Sep;47(10):1111-1118.

PMID:
12770188
34.

Chemosensory control of pollen ingestion in the hoverfly Eristalis tenax by labellar taste hairs.

Wacht S, Lunau K, Hansen K.

J Comp Physiol A. 2000 Feb;186(2):193-203.

PMID:
10707317
35.

Ultraviolet plumage colors predict mate preferences in starlings.

Bennett AT, Cuthill IC, Partridge JC, Lunau K.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997 Aug 5;94(16):8618-21.

36.

Vision through colored eyes.

Lunau K, Knüttel H.

Naturwissenschaften. 1995 Sep;82(9):432-4. No abstract available.

PMID:
7477416
37.

Chairs for the elderly--design considerations.

Holden JM, Fernie G, Lunau K.

Appl Ergon. 1988 Dec;19(4):281-8.

PMID:
15676669
38.

Shape sensing for computer aided below-knee prosthetic socket design.

Fernie GR, Griggs G, Bartlett S, Lunau K.

Prosthet Orthot Int. 1985 Apr;9(1):12-6.

PMID:
4000905

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