Polarized light vision in the eye of the desert locust,Schistocerca gregaria - An electrophysiological and histological approach

Several studies strongly imply that the desert locust (Schistocerca gregaria) is able to use polarized light patterns in the sky for orientation tasks. A specialized region in its compound eye (DRA) contains photoreceptor cells which are morphologically adapted for the detection of polarized light....

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Main Author: Schmeling, Fabian
Contributors: Homberg, Uwe, (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2015
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Call Number: urn:nbn:de:hebis:04-z2015-03940
Publication Date: 2015-11-30
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Access URL: https://archiv.ub.uni-marburg.de/diss/z2015/0394
https://doi.org/10.17192/z2015.0394