Publikationen

2016

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Barth FG (2016) Stingless bees (Meliponini): senses and behavior. J Comph Physiol A 202: 597-601

Flaig IC, Aguilar I, Schmitt T, Jarau S (2016) An unusual recruitment strategy in a mass-recruiting stingless bee, Partamona orizabaensis. J Comp Physiol A 202: 679-690

Keppner EM, Jarau S (2016) Influence of climatic factors on the flight activity of the stingless bee Partamona orizabaensis and its competition behavior at food sources. J Comp Physiol A 202: 691-699

2014

Ayasse M, Jarau S (2014) Chemical ecology of bumble bees. Annu Rev Entomol 59: 299-319

2013

Reichle C, Aguilar I, Ayasse M, Twele R, Francke W, Jarau S (2013) Learnt information in species-specific `trail-pheromone´ communication in stingless bees. Anim Behav 85: 225-232

2012

Jarau S, Žáček P, Šobotník J, Vrkoslav V, Hadravová R, Coppée A, Vašíčková S, Jiroš P, Valterová I (2012) Tendon glands in male bumble bees (Bombus terrestris): structure, secretion chemistry, and possible functions. Naturwissenschaften 99: 1039-1049

John L, Aguilar I, Ayasse M, Jarau S (2012) Nest specific composition of the trail pheromone of the stingless bee Trigona corvina (Apidae, Meliponini) within populations. Insect Soc 59: 527-532

2011

Jarau S, Hemmeter K, Aguilar I, Ayasse M (2011) A scientific note on trail pheromone communication in a stingless bee, Scaptotrigona pectoralis (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini). Apidologie 42: 708-710

Vlasáková B, Jarau S (2011) Dioecious Clusia nemorosa achieves pollination by combining specialized and generalized floral rewards. Plant Ecol 212: 1327-1337

Reichle C, Aguilar I, Ayasse M, Jarau S (2011) Stingless bees (Scaptotrigona pectoralis) learn foreign trail pheromones and use them to find food. J Comp Physiol A 197: 243-249

2010

Jarau S, Dambacher J, Twele R, Aguilar I, Francke W, Ayasse M (2010) The trail pheromone of a stingless bee, Trigona corvina (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini), varies between populations. Chem Senses 35: 593-601

Jarau S, van Veen JW, Twele R, Reichle C, Herrera Gonzales E, Aguilar I, Francke W, Ayasse M (2010) Workers make the queens in Melipona bees: Identification of geraniol as a caste determining compound from labial glands of nurse bees. J Chem Ecol 36: 565-569

Jarau S, van Veen J, Aguilar I, Ayasse M (2010) A scientific note on virgin queen acceptance in stingless bees: evidence for the importance of queen aggression. Apidologie 41: 38-39

Reichle C, Jarau S, Aguilar I, Ayasse M (2010) Recruits of the stingless bee Scaptotrigona pectoralis learn food odors from the nest atmosphere. Naturwissenschaften 97: 519-524

2009

Jarau S, van Veen J, Aguilar I, Ayasse M (2009) Virgin queen execution in the stingless bee Melipona beecheii: the sign stimulus for worker attacks. Apidologie 40: 496-507

Stangler ES, Jarau S, Hrncir M, Zucchi R, Ayasse M (2009) Identification of trail pheromone compounds from the labial glands of the stingless bee Geotrigona mombuca. Chemoecology 19: 13-19

2008

Jarau S, Barth FG (2008) Stingless bees of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Meliponini). Stapfia 88: 267-276

Barth FG, Hrncir M, Jarau S (2008) Signals and cues in the recruitment behavior of stingless bees (Meliponini). J Comp Physiol A 194: 313-327 

2007

Schorkopf DLP, Jarau S, Francke W, Twele R, Zucchi R, Hrncir M, Schmidt VM, Ayasse M, Barth FG (2007) Spitting out information: Trigona bees deposit saliva to signal resource locations. Proc R Soc B 274: 895-898

2006

Jarau S, Schulz CM, Hrncir M, Francke W, Zucchi R, Barth FG, Ayasse M (2006) Hexyl decanoate, the first trail pheromone compound identified in a stingless bee (Trigona recursa). J Chem Ecol 32: 1555-1564

Hrncir M, Schmidt VM, Schorkopf DLP, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2006) Vibrating the food receivers: a direct way of signal transmission in bees (Melipona seminigra). J Comp Physiol A 192: 879-887

2005

Jarau S, Hrncir M, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2005) Morphology and structure of the tarsal glands of the stingless bee Melipona seminigra. Naturwissenschaften 92: 147-150

2004

Jarau S, Hrncir M, Ayasse M, Schulz C, Francke W, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2004) A stingless bee (Melipona seminigra) marks food sources with a pheromone from its claw retractor tendons. J Chem Ecol 30: 793-804

Jarau S, Hrncir M,  Zucchi R, Barth FG (2004) A stingless bee uses labial gland secretions for scent trail communication (Trigona recursa Smith 1863). J Comp Physiol A 190: 233-239

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2004) On the origin and properties of scent marks deposited at the food source by a stingless bee, Melipona seminigra Friese 1903. Apidologie 35: 3-13

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2004) Thorax vibrations of a stingless bee (Melipona seminigra). I. No influence of visual flow. J Comp Physiol A 190: 539-548

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2004) Thorax vibrations of a stingless bee (Melipona seminigra). II. Dependence on sugar concentration. J Comp Physiol A 190: 549-560

2003

Jarau S, Hrncir M, Schmidt VM, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2003) Effectiveness of recruitment behavior in stingless bees (Apidae, Meliponini). Insectes Soc 50: 365-374

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2003) A stingless bee (Melipona seminigra) uses optic flow to estimate flight distances. J Comp Physiol A 189: 761-768

2000

Jarau S, Hrncir M,  Zucchi R, Barth FG (2000) Recruitment behavior in stingless bees, Melipona scutellaris and M. quadrifasciata. I. Foraging at food sources differing in direction and distance. Apidologie 31: 81-91

Hrncir M, Jarau S, Zucchi R, Barth FG (2000) Recruitment behavior in stingless bees, Melipona scutellaris and M. quadrifasciata. II. Possible mechanisms of communication. Apidologie 31: 93-113

Books and Book Chapters

Books

Jarau S, Hrncir M (Hrsg.) (2009) Food Exploitation by Social Insects. Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 348 pp.

Jarau S, Morawetz L, Reichle C, Gruber MH, Huber W, Weissenhofer A (Hrsg.) (2009) Corbiculate Bees of the Golfo Dulce Region, Costa Rica. Verein zur Förderung der Tropenstation La Gamba, Vienna, 46 pp.

Book chapters

Jarau S (2009) Chemical communication during food exploitation in stingless bees. In: Jarau S, Hrncir M (Hrsg.) Food Exploitation by Social Insects. Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 223-249

Jarau S, Hrncir M (2009) Food exploitation by social insects – concluding thoughts. In: Jarau S, Hrncir M (Hrsg.) Food Exploitation by Social Insects. Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 323-330

Hrncir M, Jarau S (2009) Introduction. In: Jarau S, Hrncir M (Hrsg.) Food Exploitation by Social Insects. Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches. CRC Press, Boca Raton,FL, pp. 1-5