Visual ecology of aphids—a critical review on the role of colours in host finding


We review the rich literature on behavioural responses of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to stimuli of different colours. Only in one species there are adequate physiological data on spectral sensitivity to explain behaviour crisply in mechanistic terms. Because of the great interest in aphid responses to coloured targets from an evolutionary, ecological and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11829-006-9000-1


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