The functional organisation of locust ocelli

@article{Wilson2004TheFO,
  title={The functional organisation of locust ocelli},
  author={Martin Wilson},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={124},
  pages={297-316}
}
  • Martin Wilson
  • Published 1 December 1978
  • Biology
  • Journal of comparative physiology
SummaryThis paper examines the optical and physiological organisation of locust ocelli with a view to understanding their function. The approach taken in this work has largely been to correlate quantitative measurements of the spectral, angular and absolute sensitivities of large second order neurons with radiometric data from the natural environment. The resulting estimates of the natural performance of these neurons form the basis for a hypothesis of their functional significance.1.In both… 

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