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Magnetic compasses in insects?

Despite much interest and research into animal compasses, magnetoreception in ants and bees is not often discussed and rarely features in reviews of insect navigation. This paper reviews the behavioural evidence in the context of new knoweledge about the physical properties of particles found in insects.

Wajnberg E, Acosta-Avalos D, Alves OC, de Oliveira JF, Srygley RB, Esquivel DM. (2010) Magnetoreception in eusocial insects: an update.  Journal of the Royal Society Interface

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