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Ocellar vision and orientation in flies

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Wehrhahn,  C
Former Department Comparative Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Society;

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Wehrhahn, C. (1984). Ocellar vision and orientation in flies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 222(1228), 409-411. doi:10.1098/rspb.1984.0073.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0013-F035-0
Abstract
The orientation of walking flies with blinded compound eyes was tested. By using only their ocelli, flies orient towards edges and relatively small bright objects situated in the frontal equatorial part of the visual field.