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Miniaturisation of sensory systems in ants

Ramirez Esquivel, Fiorella


The main focus of this thesis is the study of sensory systems in the context of changing body-size. In particular the study of ant sensory systems and how these are shaped by miniaturisation. The study of insect visual ecology and physiology is used as a basis to develop a framework for the study of ant antennal sensilla and chemosensation, to interpret anatomical variation from a functional and organ design perspective. This thesis ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d67b7a79947a


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