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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (16): 2899–2909.
Published: 15 August 2014
...Guillem Pérez i de Lanuza; Enrique Font Ultraviolet (UV) vision and UV colour patches have been reported in a wide range of taxa and are increasingly appreciated as an integral part of vertebrate visual perception and communication systems. Previous studies with Lacertidae, a lizard family...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (7): 1128–1136.
Published: 01 April 2012
... in order to match the background, a few use a different strategy. They are UV-reflective, creating a colour contrast against UV-absorbing flowers that is attractive for pollinators. The nature of the relationship between colour contrast and foraging success is unknown, as is how spiders trade off...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (8): 1453–1458.
Published: 15 April 2005
... region of the spectrum, providing a contrast with the relatively low UV reflectance of the flanks( Boulcott, 2003 ). Since the addition of the ultraviolet waveband will serve to enhance the contrast of this signal, it is possible that this characteristic pattern might be used by males when assessing...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (21): 3299–3306.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Emma L. Smith; Verity J. Greenwood; Andrew T. D. Bennett SUMMARY Whereas humans have three types of cone photoreceptor, birds have four types of single cones and, unlike humans, are sensitive to ultraviolet light(UV, 320-400 nm). Most birds are thought to have either a violet-sensitive single cone...