Diffraction gratings were believed to be a rare cause of colour in nature. However, surface gratings, which include diffraction gratings and Bragg gratings, appear to occur in many forms within a diversity of animals. Structural colours in general have implications in the study of animal behaviour and evolution.
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REVIEW| 15 August 1998
The diversity and implications of animal structural colours.
A R Parker
Division of Invertebrate Zoology, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia. email@example.com
Online Issn: 1477-9145
Print Issn: 0022-0949
J Exp Biol (1998) 201 (16): 2343–2347.
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A R Parker; The diversity and implications of animal structural colours.. J Exp Biol 15 August 1998; 201 (16): 2343–2347. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.201.16.2343
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