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Keywords: ommatidia
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (9): 1535–1543.
Published: 1 May 2003
... this skylight cue can be found in the ommatidia of the dorsal rim area of the eye, whose structures differ from the regular ommatidia in the rest of the eye. The dorsal rim ommatidia are characterised by rhabdoms with microvilli oriented at only two orthogonal orientations. Together with the finding...
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J Exp Biol (1997) 200 (19): 2501–2506.
Published: 1 October 1997
...Kentaro Arikawa; Doekele G. Stavenga ABSTRACT The compound eye of the Japanese yellow swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus is not uniform. In a combined histological, electrophysiological and optical study, we found that the eye of P. xuthus has at least three different types of ommatidia...
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J Exp Biol (1992) 171 (1): 373–393.
Published: 1 October 1992
... favoring such potential tracking occurred in our experiments, but neither tracking nor targetting movements were observed. We conclude that ommatidia of the dorsal and ventral hemispheres of each compound eye are essential for ocular tracking in G. oerstedii . The midband appears to play no major role...