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Bee vision of pattern and 3D. The Bidder Lecture 1994

Horridge, George Adrian

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Insect vision is nothing if not active. The regular head movements, called saccades, enable the fly Drosophila to keep a straight path in flight despite inequalities in the thrust of the wings. Using their own motion, bees in flight measure the ranges of nearby objects. A long history of research shows that bees discriminate visually in ways that depend on their activity or task, so we must distinguish between vision during flying, fixating or hovering and landing. Bees return again...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1994-12
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/123364
Source: BioEssays
DOI: 10.1002/bies.950161205

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