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Anatomy of the regional differences in the eye of the mantis Ciulfina

Horridge, George Adrian; Duelli, Peter


In the compound eye of Ciulfina (Mantidae) there are large regional differences in interommatidial angle as measured optically from the pseudo-pupil. Notably there is an acute zone which looks backwards as well as one looking forwards. There are correlated regional differences in the dimensions of the ommatidia. The following anatomical features which influence the optical performance have been measured in different parts of the eye The facet diameter is greater where the interommatidial...[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
Access Rights: Open Access


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