Table 1

Details of measurements of waggle dances in various experiments. SD, standard deviation of mean waggle durations measured for different bees.

Experiment Hive Waggle duration (ms) (mean ± SD) Number of bees analyzed Number of dances analyzedNumber of waggle phases analyzed
Outdoor feeder at 60 m H1217.5  ±  65.2 3 10 92
Outdoor feeder at 110 mH1 283.0  ±  66.0 5 10 93
Outdoor feeder at 110 m H2 312.4  ±  44.4 6 14 181
Outdoor feeder at 150 m H1 390.9  ±  62.5 3 10 92
Outdoor feeder at 190 m H1 441.2  ±  60.0 6 765
Outdoor feeder at 225 m H2 514.4  ±  74.8 821 345
Outdoor feeder at 340 m H2 733.3  ±  116.4 10 23222
Outdoor feeder at 350 m H1762.6  ±  129.4 5 9 87
Tunnel experiment 2H2 528.8  ±  67.6 4 9 216
Tunnel experiment 4 H2 441.2  ±  57.0 7 16 138