About the Authors

Juergen Tautz

Affiliation Beegroup Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Würzburg, Germany

Shaowu Zhang

Affiliation Centre for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Johannes Spaethe

Address Current address: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, California, United States of America

Affiliation Beegroup Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Würzburg, Germany

Axel Brockmann

Affiliation Beegroup Würzburg, Lehrstuhl für Verhaltensphysiologie und Soziobiologie, Würzburg, Germany

Aung Si

Affiliation Centre for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Mandyam Srinivasan

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: M.Srinivasan@anu.edu.au

Affiliation Centre for Visual Sciences, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors declare that no conflicts of interest exist.

Author Contributions

JT, MS, and SZ conceived and designed the experiments. JS, AB, and AS performed the experiments, with assistance from JT, MS, and SZ. SZ, JS, and AB analyzed the data. MS wrote the paper.