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Anisotropic imaging in the dragonfly median ocellus: a matched filter for horizon detection

Stange, Gert; Stowe, Sally; Chahl, Javaan; Massaro, A


It is suggested that the dragonfly median ocellus is specifically adapted to detect horizontally extended features rather than merely changes in overall intensity. Evidence is presented from the optics, tapetal reflections and retinal ultrastructure. The

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology
DOI: 10.1007/s00359-002-0317-7


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