Multiple extraocular photoreceptive areas on genitalia of butterfly Papilio xuthus

Abstract

Extraocular photoreception has been reported in several orders of insects, and direct photoreception by the central nervous system (CNS) has been shown to be related to the circadian clock in many cases1. For example, CNS photoreceptors have been found in the brain and the last abdominal ganglion of the cockroach, Periplaneta americana, and in the brain of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/288700a0

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