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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (1): 72–77.
Published: 1 January 2010
... Cataglyphis aenescens Formica cunicularia dichromacy fine colour discrimination absolute conditioning differential conditioning Fine colour discrimination is defined as the ability of an organism to discriminate between perceptually close colour stimuli. In visible spectrum, wavelength...
J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (10): 1803–1815.
Published: 15 May 2005
... tasks: (1) detecting food-rich `target' flowers against their natural background of foliage or other vegetation; (2)discriminating target flowers from flowers of non-target species; (3)discerning the maturity of the most important target flowers. Initial comparisons of trichromacy vs dichromacy...
J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (18): 3159–3165.
Published: 15 September 2003
.... Dichromacy, however, may be advantageous in breaking camouflage( Morgan et al., 1992 ). This is relevant not only for detection of predators but also for the detection of insect and other prey items that are taken by many primate species. However, a recent study failed to find any evidence of a dichromat...