Klaus Lunau
Klaus Lunau
Institute of Sensory Ecology, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
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TitleCited byYear
Ultraviolet plumage colors predict mate preferences in starlings
ATD Bennett, IC Cuthill, JC Partridge, K Lunau
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 94 (16), 8618-8621, 1997
Innate colour preferences of flower visitors
K Lunau, EJ Maier
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 177 (1), 1-19, 1995
Colour choices of naive bumble bees and their implications for colour perception
K Lunau, S Wacht, L Chittka
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 178 (4), 477-489, 1996
The ecology and evolution of visual pollen signals
K Lunau
Plant Systematics and Evolution 222 (1-4), 89-111, 2000
Avoidance of achromatic colours by bees provides a private niche for hummingbirds
K Lunau, S Papiorek, T Eltz, M Sazima
Journal of Experimental Biology 214 (9), 1607-1612, 2011
Colour saturation triggers innate reactions to flower signals: flower dummy experiments with bumblebees
K Lunau
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 166 (6), 827-834, 1990
Juggling with volatiles: exposure of perfumes by displaying male orchid bees
T Eltz, A Sager, K Lunau
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 191 (7), 575-581, 2005
Innate recognition of flowers by bumble bees: orientation of antennae to visual stamen signals
K Lunau
Canadian Journal of Zoology 70 (11), 2139-2144, 1992
Optical releasers of the innate proboscis extension in the hoverfly Eristalis tenax L. (Syrphidae, Diptera)
K Lunau, S Wacht
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 174 (5), 575-579, 1994
Experience-dependent choices ensure species-specific fragrance accumulation in male orchid bees
T Eltz, DW Roubik, K Lunau
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 59 (1), 149, 2005
Innate flower recognition in bumblebees (Bombus terrestris, B. lucorum; Apidae): optical signals from stamens as landing reaction releasers
K Lunau
Ethology 88 (3), 203-214, 1991
Visual ecology of flies with particular reference to colour vision and colour preferences
K Lunau
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 200 (6), 497-512, 2014
A generalised mimicry system involving angiosperm flower colour, pollen and bumblebees’ innate colour preferences
B Heuschen, A Gumbert, K Lunau
Plant Systematics and Evolution 252 (3-4), 121-137, 2005
Flies and flowers II: floral attractants and rewards.
TS Woodcock, BMH Larson, PG Kevan, DW Inouye, K Lunau
Journal of Pollination Ecology 12, 2014
Visual targeting of components of floral colour patterns in flower-naive bumblebees (Bombus terrestris; Apidae)
K Lunau, G Fieselmann, B Heuschen, A van de Loo
Naturwissenschaften 93 (7), 325-328, 2006
Adaptive radiation and coevolution—pollination biology case studies
K Lunau
Organisms Diversity & Evolution 4 (3), 207-224, 2004
Enfleurage, lipid recycling and the origin of perfume collection in orchid bees
T Eltz, Y Zimmermann, J Haftmann, R Twele, W Francke, ...
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274 (1627), 2843-2848, 2007
A new interpretation of flower guide colouration: absorption of ultraviolet light enhances colour saturation
K Lunau
Plant Systematics and Evolution 183 (1-2), 51-65, 1992
Stamens and mimic stamens as components of floral colour patterns
K Lunau
Botanische Jahrbücher 127 (1), 13-41, 2006
Bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) and honeybees (Apis mellifera) prefer similar colours of higher spectral purity over trained colours
K Rohde, S Papiorek, K Lunau
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 199 (3), 197-210, 2013
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