The intrarhabdomal filters in the retinas of mantis shrimps.

The intrarhabdomal filters in the photoreceptors of compounds eyes of 32 species of mantis shrimps (Crustacea: Stomatopoda), representing seven families within the superfamilies Lysiosquilloidea and Gonodactyloidea, were surveyed by microspectrophotometry of filters in fresh cryosections of the retina. A total of up to four classes of filters exist in… CONTINUE READING