Narendra, Ajay; Reid, Samuel; Greiner, Birgit; Peters, Richard; Hemmi, Jan; Ribi, Willi A.; Zeil, Jochen
Animals are active at different times of the day and their activity schedules are shaped by competition, time-limited food resources and predators. Different temporal niches provide different light conditions, which affect the quality of visual information available to animals, in particular for navigation. We analysed caste-specific differences in compound eyes and ocelli in four congeneric sympatric species of Myrmecia ants, with emphasis on within-species adaptive flexibility and daily...[Show more]
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