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1.

Seasonal variation in exploitative competition between honeybees and bumblebees.

Wignall VR, Campbell Harry I, Davies NL, Kenny SD, McMinn JK, Ratnieks FLW.

Oecologia. 2019 Dec 16. doi: 10.1007/s00442-019-04576-w. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31840190
2.

Queen Execution, Diploid Males, and Selection For and Against Polyandry in the Brazilian Stingless Bee Scaptotrigona depilis.

Vollet-Neto A, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Ratnieks FLW.

Am Nat. 2019 Nov;194(5):725-735. doi: 10.1086/705393. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

PMID:
31613668
3.

Garden centre customer attitudes to pollinators and pollinator-friendly planting.

Wignall VR, Alton K, Ratnieks FLW.

PeerJ. 2019 Jun 7;7:e7088. doi: 10.7717/peerj.7088. eCollection 2019.

4.

Organization enhances collective vigilance in the hovering guards of Tetragonisca angustula bees.

Shackleton K, Alves DA, Ratnieks FLW.

Behav Ecol. 2018 Sep-Oct;29(5):1105-1112. doi: 10.1093/beheco/ary086. Epub 2018 Jun 12.

5.

Both hygienic and non-hygienic honeybee, Apis mellifera, colonies remove dead and diseased larvae from open brood cells.

Al Toufailia H, Evison SEF, Hughes WOH, Ratnieks FLW.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018 Jul 19;373(1751). pii: 20170201. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0201.

6.

Gut microbiota composition is associated with environmental landscape in honey bees.

Jones JC, Fruciano C, Hildebrand F, Al Toufalilia H, Balfour NJ, Bork P, Engel P, Ratnieks FL, Hughes WO.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Nov 30;8(1):441-451. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3597. eCollection 2018 Jan.

7.

Landscape Scale Study of the Net Effect of Proximity to a Neonicotinoid-Treated Crop on Bee Colony Health.

Balfour NJ, Al Toufailia H, Scandian L, Blanchard HE, Jesse MP, Carreck NL, Ratnieks FLW.

Environ Sci Technol. 2017 Sep 19;51(18):10825-10833. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02236. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

PMID:
28834436
8.

Quality versus quantity: Foraging decisions in the honeybee (Apis mellifera scutellata) feeding on wildflower nectar and fruit juice.

Shackleton K, Balfour NJ, Al Toufailia H, Gaioski R Jr, de Matos Barbosa M, Silva CAS, Bento JMS, Alves DA, Ratnieks FLW.

Ecol Evol. 2016 Sep 20;6(19):7156-7165. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2478. eCollection 2016 Oct.

9.

Diploid Male Production Results in Queen Death in the Stingless Bee Scaptotrigona depilis.

Vollet-Neto A, Oliveira RC, Schillewaert S, Alves DA, Wenseleers T, Nascimento FS, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Ratnieks FLW.

J Chem Ecol. 2017 Apr;43(4):403-410. doi: 10.1007/s10886-017-0839-7. Epub 2017 Apr 6.

PMID:
28386801
10.

Most ornamental plants on sale in garden centres are unattractive to flower-visiting insects.

Garbuzov M, Alton K, Ratnieks FL.

PeerJ. 2017 Mar 7;5:e3066. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3066. eCollection 2017.

11.

Hygienic behaviour in Brazilian stingless bees.

Al Toufailia H, Alves DA, Bento JM, Marchini LC, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Open. 2016 Nov 15;5(11):1712-1718. doi: 10.1242/bio.018549.

12.

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.

13.

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.

14.

Using the British National Collection of Asters to Compare the Attractiveness of 228 Varieties to Flower-Visiting Insects.

Garbuzov M, Ratnieks FL.

Environ Entomol. 2015 Jun;44(3):638-46. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv037. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

PMID:
26313970
15.

Appetite for self-destruction: suicidal biting as a nest defense strategy in Trigona stingless bees.

Shackleton K, Al Toufailia H, Balfour NJ, Nascimento FS, Alves DA, Ratnieks FL.

Behav Ecol Sociobiol. 2015;69:273-281. Epub 2014 Nov 8.

16.

Effect of Trail Bifurcation Asymmetry and Pheromone Presence or Absence on Trail Choice by Lasius niger Ants.

Forster A, Czaczkes TJ, Warner E, Woodall T, Martin E, Ratnieks FL, Herberstein M.

Ethology. 2014 Aug;120(8):768-775. Epub 2014 May 15.

17.

Trail pheromones: an integrative view of their role in social insect colony organization.

Czaczkes TJ, Grüter C, Ratnieks FL.

Annu Rev Entomol. 2015 Jan 7;60:581-99. doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-010814-020627. Epub 2014 Oct 24. Review.

PMID:
25386724
18.

Survey of insect visitation of ornamental flowers in Southover Grange garden, Lewes, UK.

Garbuzov M, Samuelson EE, Ratnieks FL.

Insect Sci. 2015 Oct;22(5):700-5. doi: 10.1111/1744-7917.12162. Epub 2014 Oct 29.

PMID:
25099879
19.

Killing and replacing queen-laid eggs: low cost of worker policing in the honeybee.

Kärcher MH, Ratnieks FL.

Am Nat. 2014 Jul;184(1):110-8. doi: 10.1086/676525. Epub 2014 May 15.

PMID:
24921604
20.

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.

21.

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.

22.

Hygienic behavior in honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae): effects of brood, food, and time of the year.

Bigio G, Schürch R, Ratnieks FL.

J Econ Entomol. 2013 Dec;106(6):2280-5.

PMID:
24498725
23.

Honey bee hygienic behaviour does not incur a cost via removal of healthy brood.

Bigio G, Al Toufailia H, Ratnieks FL.

J Evol Biol. 2014 Jan;27(1):226-30. doi: 10.1111/jeb.12288. Epub 2013 Dec 16.

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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.

PMID:
24132490
25.

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.

PMID:
23778231
26.

Factors influencing survival duration and choice of virgin queens in the stingless bee Melipona quadrifasciata.

Kärcher MH, Menezes C, Alves DA, Beveridge OS, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Ratnieks FL.

Naturwissenschaften. 2013 Jun;100(6):571-80. doi: 10.1007/s00114-013-1053-2. Epub 2013 May 11.

PMID:
23666065
27.

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.

28.

Negative feedback in ants: crowding results in less trail pheromone deposition.

Czaczkes TJ, Grüter C, Ratnieks FL.

J R Soc Interface. 2013 Jan 30;10(81):20121009. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2012.1009. Print 2013 Apr 6.

29.

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.

30.

Comparing alternative methods for holding virgin honey bee queens for one week in mailing cages before mating.

Bigio G, Grüter C, Ratnieks FL.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50150. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050150. Epub 2012 Nov 16.

31.

Negative feedback enables fast and flexible collective decision-making in ants.

Grüter C, Schürch R, Czaczkes TJ, Taylor K, Durance T, Jones SM, Ratnieks FL.

PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44501. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044501. Epub 2012 Sep 12.

32.

Ant foraging on complex trails: route learning and the role of trail pheromones in Lasius niger.

Czaczkes TJ, Grüter C, Ellis L, Wood E, Ratnieks FL.

J Exp Biol. 2013 Jan 15;216(Pt 2):188-97. doi: 10.1242/jeb.076570. Epub 2012 Sep 12.

33.

An evolutionary ecology of individual differences.

Dall SR, Bell AM, Bolnick DI, Ratnieks FL.

Ecol Lett. 2012 Oct;15(10):1189-98. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01846.x. Epub 2012 Aug 16.

34.

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.

35.

Uncovering the complexity of ant foraging trails.

Czaczkes TJ, Grüter C, Jones SM, Ratnieks FL.

Commun Integr Biol. 2012 Jan 1;5(1):78-80.

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37.

A morphologically specialized soldier caste improves colony defense in a neotropical eusocial bee.

Grüter C, Menezes C, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Ratnieks FL.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 24;109(4):1182-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1113398109. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

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39.

Only full-sibling families evolved eusociality.

Boomsma JJ, Beekman M, Cornwallis CK, Griffin AS, Holman L, Hughes WO, Keller L, Oldroyd BP, Ratnieks FL.

Nature. 2011 Mar 24;471(7339):E4-5; author reply E9-10. doi: 10.1038/nature09832.

PMID:
21430722
40.

Flower constancy in honey bee workers (Apis mellifera) depends on ecologically realistic rewards.

Grüter C, Moore H, Firmin N, Helanterä H, Ratnieks FL.

J Exp Biol. 2011 Apr 15;214(Pt 8):1397-402. doi: 10.1242/jeb.050583.

41.

Synergy between social and private information increases foraging efficiency in ants.

Czaczkes TJ, Grüter C, Jones SM, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Lett. 2011 Aug 23;7(4):521-4. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2011.0067. Epub 2011 Feb 16.

42.

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.

PMID:
21069439
43.

Social learning: the importance of copying others.

Grüter C, Leadbeater E, Ratnieks FL.

Curr Biol. 2010 Aug 24;20(16):R683-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.06.052.

44.

Ecology. Clarity on honey bee collapse?

Ratnieks FL, Carreck NL.

Science. 2010 Jan 8;327(5962):152-3. doi: 10.1126/science.1185563. No abstract available.

PMID:
20056879
45.

The evolution of extreme altruism and inequality in insect societies.

Ratnieks FL, Helanterä H.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2009 Nov 12;364(1533):3169-79. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2009.0129.

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47.

Sex allocation conflict in insect societies: who wins?

Helanterä H, Ratnieks FL.

Biol Lett. 2009 Oct 23;5(5):700-4. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0501. Epub 2009 Aug 5.

48.

Hygienic behavior in the stingless bees Melipona beecheii and Scaptotrigona pectoralis (Hymenoptera: Meliponini).

Medina LM, Hart AG, Ratnieks FL.

Genet Mol Res. 2009 May 19;8(2):571-6.

PMID:
19551645
49.

Multi-level selection for hygienic behaviour in honeybees.

Pérez-Sato JA, Châline N, Martin SJ, Hughes WO, Ratnieks FL.

Heredity (Edinb). 2009 Jun;102(6):609-15. doi: 10.1038/hdy.2009.20. Epub 2009 Mar 4.

50.

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.

PMID:
18928332

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