Publications

2020

50. Why conservation biology can benefit from sensory ecology Davide M. Dominioni, Wouter Halfwerk, Emily Baird, Rachel T. Buxton, Esteban Fernandez-Juricic, Kurt M. Fristrup, Megan F. McKenna, Daniel J. Mennitt, Elizabeth K. Perkin, Brett M. Seymoure, David C. Stoner, Jennifer B. Tennessen, Cory A. Toth, Luke P. Tyrrell, Ashley Wilson, Clinton D. Francis, Neil H. Carter & Jesse R. Barber (2020) Nature Ecology and Evolution

49. Accelerated landing in a stingless bee and its unexpected benefits for traffic congestion Pierre Tichit, Isabel Alves-dos-Santos, Marie Dacke and Emily Baird (2020) Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

48. Exploring the visual world of fossilized and modern fungus gnat eyes (Diptera: Keroplatidae) with X-ray microtomography Gavin J. Taylor, S.A. Hall, J.A. Green and Emily Baird (2020) Journal of The Royal Society Interface

2019

47. Using X-ray microtomography to uncover the visual world of ancient and historical insects Gavin J. Taylor, S.A. Hall, J.A. Green, Emily Baird (2019) BioRxiv

46. The brain behind straight-line orientation in dung beetles Basil El Jundi, Emily Baird, Marcus J. Byrne, Marie Dacke (2019) The Journal of experimental biology, 222

 

45. Multimodal cue integration in the dung beetle compass. Marie Dacke, Adrian T.A. Bell, James J. Foster, Emily J. Baird, Martin F. Strube-Bloss, et al. (2019) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116 p.14248-14253

 

44. The role of optic flow pooling in insect flight control in cluttered environments Julien Lecoeur, Marie Dacke, Dario Floreano, Emily Baird (2019) Scientific Reports, 9

 

43. Straight-line orientation in the woodland-living beetle Sisyphus fasciculatus Lana Khaldy, Claudia Tocco, Marcus Byrne, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2019) Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology

 

42. Bumblebee visual allometry results in locally improved resolution and globally improved sensitivity Gavin J. Taylor, Pierre Tichit, Marie D. Schmidt, Andrew J. Bodey, Christoph Rau, et al. (2019) eLife, 8

 

41. Orienting to polarized light at night - matching lunar skylight to performance in a nocturnal beetle James J. Foster, John D. Kirwan, Basil El Jundi, Jochen Smolka, Lana Khaldy, et al. (2019) The Journal of experimental biology, 222

 

40. Using micro-CT techniques to explore the role of sex and hair in the functional morphology of bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) ocelli David Wilby, Tobio Aarts, Pierre Tichit, Andrew Bodey, Christoph Rau, et al. (2019) Vision Research, 158 p.100-108

 

2018

 

39. Spatial Encoding of Translational Optic Flow in Planar Scenes by Elementary Motion Detector Arrays Julien Lecoeur, Emily Baird, Dario Floreano (2018) Scientific Reports, 8

 

38. A dung beetle-inspired robotic model and its distributed sensor-driven control for walking and ball rolling M. Thor, T. Strøm-Hansen, L. B. Larsen, A. Kovalev, S. N. Gorb, et al. (2018) Artificial Life and Robotics, 23 p.435-443

37. Bio-inspired design and movement generation of dung beetle-like legs J. Ignasov, A. Kapilavai, K. Filonenko, J. C. Larsen, E. Baird, et al. (2018) Artificial Life and Robotics, 23 p.555-563

 

36. The role of spatial texture in visual control of bumblebee learning flights Nellie Linander, Marie Dacke, Emily Baird, Natalie Hempel de Ibarra (2018) Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 204 p.737-745

 

35. Differences in spatial resolution and contrast sensitivity of flight control in the honeybees Apis cerana and Apis mellifera Aravin Chakravarthi, Santosh Rajus, Almut Kelber, Marie Dacke, Emily Baird (2018) Journal of Experimental Biology, 221

 

2017

 

34. High contrast sensitivity for visually guided flight control in bumblebees Aravin Chakravarthi, Almut Kelber, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2017) Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 203 p.999-1006

 

33. How bumblebees use lateral and ventral optic flow cues for position control in environments of different proximity Nellie Linander, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2017) Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, 203 p.343-351

 

32. X-ray micro computed-tomography Emily Baird, Gavin Taylor (2017) Current Biology, 27 p.289-291

2016

 

31. Bumblebees perform well-controlled landings in dim light Therese Reber, Marie Dacke, Eric Warrant, Emily Baird (2016) Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10

30. A snapshot-based mechanism for celestial orientation Basil El Jundi, James Foster, Lana Khaldy, Marcus J Byrne, Marie Dacke, et al. (2016) Current Biology, 26

 

29. The Dual Function of Orchid Bee Ocelli as Revealed by X-Ray Microtomography Gavin Taylor, Willi Ribi, Martin Bech, Andrew Bodey, Christoph Rau, et al. (2016) Current Biology, p.1319-1324

 

28. How well can bees see the world? Aravin Chakravarthi, Marie Dacke, Almut Kelber, Emily Baird (2016) Navigation News, MAR/APR 2016 p.10-10

 

27. Finding the gap : A brightness-based strategy for guidance in cluttered environments Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2016) Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences, 283

 

26. The final moments of landing in bumblebees, Bombus terrestris. Therese Reber, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2016) Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology

 

25. Night sky orientation with diurnal and nocturnal eyes: dim-light adaptations are critical when the moon is out of sight Jochen Smolka, Emily Baird, Basil el Jundi, Therese Reber, Marcus J. Byrne, et al. (2016) Animal Behaviour, 111 p.127-146

24. Spatial Vision in Bombus terrestris. Aravin Chakravarthi, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke, Almut Kelber (2016) Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10

23. Bumblebee flight performance in environments of different proximity. Nellie Linander, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2015) Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology

 

2015

 

22. Spectral information as an orientation cue in dung beetles Basil el Jundi, James Foster, Byrne Marcus J., Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2015) Biology letters, 11

21. Effect of light intensity on flight control and temporal properties of photoreceptors in bumblebees. Therese Reber, Antti Vähäkainu, Emily Baird, Matti Weckström, Eric Warrant, et al. (2015) Journal of Experimental Biology, 218 p.1339-1346

 

20. Flight control and landing precision in the nocturnal bee Megalopta is robust to large changes in light intensity. Emily Baird, Diana C Fernandez, William T Wcislo, Eric Warrant (2015) Frontiers in Physiology, 6

 

19. Bumblebees measure optic flow for position and speed control flexibly within the frontal visual field. Nellie Linander, Marie Dacke, Emily Baird (2015) Journal of Experimental Biology, 218 p.1051-1059

18. Neural coding underlying the cue preference for celestial orientation Basil el Jundi, Eric Warrant, Marcus J Byrne, Lana Khaldy, Emily Baird, et al. (2015) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112 p.11395-11400

2014

17. Diurnal dung beetles use the intensity gradient and the polarization pattern of the sky for orientation. Basil el Jundi, Jochen Smolka, Emily Baird, Marcus J Byrne, Marie Dacke (2014) Journal of Experimental Biology, 217 p.2422-2429

 

16. The role of the sun in the celestial compass of dung beetles. Marie Dacke, Basil el Jundi, Jochen Smolka, Marcus Byrne, Emily Baird (2014) Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions B. Biological Sciences, 369

 

15. Control of self-motion in dynamic fluids: fish do it differently from bees. Christine Scholtyssek, Marie Dacke, Ronald Kröger, Emily Baird (2014) Biology letters, 10

 

2013

 

14. A universal strategy for visually guided landing. Emily Baird, Norbert Boeddeker, Michael R Ibbotson, Mandyam V Srinivasan (2013) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110 p.18686-18691

 

13. Dung Beetles Use the Milky Way for Orientation Marie Dacke, Emily Baird, Marcus Byrne, Clarke H Scholtz, Eric Warrant (2013) Current Biology, 23 p.298-300

 

2012

 

12. The dung beetle dance: an orientation behaviour? Emily Baird, Marcus J Byrne, Jochen Smolka, Eric Warrant, Marie Dacke (2012) PLoS ONE, 7

 

11. Elytra boost lift, but reduce aerodynamic efficiency in flying beetles. Christoffer Johansson, Sophia Engel, Emily Baird, Marie Dacke, Florian Muijres, et al. (2012) Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 9 p.2745-2748

 

10. Dung beetles use their dung ball as a mobile thermal refuge Jochen Smolka, Emily Baird, Marcus Byrne, Basil el Jundi, Eric Warrant, et al. (2012) Current Biology, 22 p.863-864

 

9. Dung beetles ignore landmarks for straight-line orientation Marie Dacke, Marcus Byrne, Jochen Smolka, Eric Warrant, Emily Baird (2012) Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 199 p.17-23

8. Visual flight control in naturalistic and artificial environments. Emily Baird, Marie Dacke (2012) Journal of comparative physiology A,: Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology, 198 p.869-876

 

2011

 

7. Hornets Can Fly at Night without Obvious Adaptations of Eyes and Ocelli. Almut Kelber, Fredrik Jonsson, Rita Wallén, Eric Warrant, Torill Kornfeldt, et al. (2011) PLoS ONE, 6

 

6. Nocturnal insects use optic flow for flight control. Emily Baird, Eva Kreiss, William Wcislo, Eric Warrant, Marie Dacke (2011) Biology letters, 7 p.499-501

5. How dim is dim? Precision of the celestial compass in moonlight and sunlight. Marie Dacke, M J Byrne, Emily Baird, C H Scholtz, Eric Warrant (2011) Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions B. Biological Sciences, 366 p.697-702

2010

 

4. Bearing selection in ball-rolling dung beetles: is it constant? Emily Baird, Marcus J Byrne, Clarke H Scholtz, Eric Warrant, Marie Dacke (2010) Journal of comparative physiology. A, Neuroethology, sensory, neural, and behavioral physiology, 196 p.801-806

 

3. Minimum viewing angle for visually guided ground speed control in bumblebees. Emily Baird, Torill Kornfeldt, Marie Dacke (2010) Journal of Experimental Biology, 213 p.1625-1632 Journal article review

2. Goal seeking in honeybees: matching of optic flow snapshots? L Dittmar, W Stürzl, E Baird, N Boeddeker, M Egelhaaf (2010) Journal of Experimental Biology 213 (17), 2913-2923

2005

1. Visual control of flight speed in honeybees E Baird, MV Srinivasan, S Zhang, A Cowling (2010) Journal of experimental biology 208 (20), 3895-3905

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