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Farbige Augen bei Insekten

Knüttel, Helge and Lunau, Klaus (1997) Farbige Augen bei Insekten. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie 11, pp. 587-590.

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Conspicuous, bright colorations of insect compound eyes may be caused by two different mechanisms resulting in different functions: 1) A thin layer of bright, light scattering pigment inside the pigment cells bordering cornea and crystalline cones may determine the eye’s outer appearance when seen through the transparent dioptric apparatus. The insect’s vision is not influenced by this phenomenon ...


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Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
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Keywords:compound eye, interference filter, cornea, pigment, color pattern, visual signals
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:2080
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