Turner, Charles Henry (1867-1923)
|Charles Henry Turner|
|Born||3 February 1867|
15 February 1923 (aged 56)|
Turner published 49 papers on invertebrates, including Habits of Mound-Building Ants, Experiments on the Color Vision of the Honeybee, Hunting Habits of an American Sand Wasp, and Psychological Notes on the Gallery Spider. In his research, Turner became the first person to prove that insects can hear and can distinguish pitch. In addition, he first discovered that cockroaches can learn by trial and error and that honeybees can see color.
- Turner, C.H. Ph.D. Thesis. 1907. The Homing of Ants: An Experimental Study of Ant Behavior. Ogden Graduate School of Science, Chicago.