Evidence for spatial vision in Chiton tuberculatus, a chiton with eyespots

  title={Evidence for spatial vision in Chiton tuberculatus, a chiton with eyespots},
  author={Alexandra C. N. Kingston and Daniel R. Chappell and Daniel I. Speiser},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
ABSTRACT To better understand relationships between the structures and functions of the distributed visual systems of chitons, we compare how morphological differences between the light-sensing structures of these animals relate to their visually guided behaviors. All chitons have sensory organs – termed aesthetes – embedded within their protective shell plates. In some species, the aesthetes are interspersed with small, image-forming eyes. In other species, the aesthetes are paired with… Expand
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