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Synaptic organization of the lobster optic lamina

Horridge, George Adrian


The most superficial neuropile region of the optic lobe, the optic lantina, or lamina ganglionaris, of arthropods is placed between the retina and the second neuropile layer, the medulla. The retina in the crustacean compound eye is built up of a large number of ommatidia, which are the characteristic light-perceptive cells, each consisting of 6-8 retinula cells in most species. The retinula cell membrane is elaborated into a complex light-sensitive system of tubules called the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1967
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Symposium on Neurobiology of Invertebrates


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