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Introduction

Bernard Landry and Jerry A. Powell

in Systematics and Phylogeny of Sparganothina and Related Taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Sparganothini)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098404
eISBN:
9780520916005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098404.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The main goal of this study was to improve a phylogeny and classification for species referable to Sparganothina. Sparganothina was originally described on the basis of the following five characters: ... More


Stabilizing Head/Eye Movements in the Blowfly Calliphora erythrocephala

Roland Hengstenberg

in The Head-Neck Sensory Motor System

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195068207
eISBN:
9780199847198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195068207.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Like the majority of other insects, the blowfly has five eyes: three ocelli on top of the head and two compound eyes at the side. The ocelli retinae compose a few hundred photoreceptors whose ... More


Sensory systems—photoreception

Jill Lancaster and Barbara J. Downes

in Aquatic Entomology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573219
eISBN:
9780191774850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573219.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the structure and function of insect photoreceptors, highlighting some problems (and solutions) peculiar to aquatic insect taxa. The physical properties of light ... More


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