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Fig. 3

From: Feature integration theory in non-humans: Spotlight on the archerfish

Fig. 3

Visual search performance in bees is species dependent. (A) The experimental bee arena. (B) An example of a visual-search task composed of colored disks mounted around the entrance to the feeders. The feeder centered at the target disk contained the sucrose reward. To determine which colored disk was selected by the bee, a wire frame was placed 5 cm before the disks, forming a decision line (dashed line in A and B). (C) Error rate as a function of set size did not change for bumblebees (dashed and solid black lines, \( {\upchi}_3^2=7.549,\mathrm{p}=0.056 \)) but increased for honeybees (dashed and solid gray lines, \( {\upchi}_3^2=26.804,\mathrm{p}<0.001 \)). Values are means ± standard error of the mean. (D) The decision time as a function of set size of bumblebees (dashed and solid black lines) was approximately 30% longer than for honeybees (dashed and solid gray lines). Values are means ± standard error of the mean. A and B images are adapted from Spaethe et al. (2006) and C and D from Morawetz and Spaethe (2012)

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