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Pattern vision of the honeybee (Lapis mellifera): The effect of pattern on the discrimination of location

Horridge, George Adrian


This paper investigates how the pattern influences the discrimination of different locations of two or more areas of black, white or colour. The coloured patterns were made from two calibrated coloured papers that give contrast only to green receptors, or alternatively only to blue receptors. The patterns are fixed during training. It is found that the discrimination of translocation of two areas of colour involves green receptors and also blue receptors, and the resolution depends strongly on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1999-08
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology
DOI: 10.1007/s003590050370


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