Integrated use of moon and magnetic compasses by the heart-and-dart moth, Agrotis exclamationis

@article{Baker1987IntegratedUO,
  title={Integrated use of moon and magnetic compasses by the heart-and-dart moth, Agrotis exclamationis
},
  author={R. Robin Baker},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1987},
  volume={35},
  pages={94-101}
}
  • R. R. Baker
  • Published 1 February 1987
  • Physics
  • Animal Behaviour
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