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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (15): 2873–2879.
Published: 1 August 2006
... in a single pixel, which is an ability that humans do not have. We first trained the Japanese yellow swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus to feed on sucrose solution at a paper disk of certain color. We then let the trained butterflies discriminate disks of the training color and grey disks each presented...
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (9): 1479–1486.
Published: 1 April 2004
...Motohiro Wakakuwa; Koichi Ozaki; Kentaro Arikawa SUMMARY We recently identified a novel retinoid binding protein, Papilio RBP, in the soluble fraction of the eye homogenate of the butterfly Papilio xuthus , and demonstrated that the protein is involved in the visual cycle. We now have localized...
J Exp Biol (1992) 171 (1): 247–259.
Published: 1 October 1992
...TOSHIO ICHIKAWA The influence of interactions between the antagonistic centre and surround areas of receptive fields on the electrical activities of medulla neurones was examined in the larval swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus . Weak signals from the surround had a significant depressive effect...
J Exp Biol (1991) 155 (1): 127–145.
Published: 1 January 1991
... Papilio xuthus stemmata J. exp. Biol. 155, 127-145 (1991) 127 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1991 INTEGRATION OF COLOUR SIGNALS IN THE MEDULLA OF THE SWALLOWTAIL BUTTERFLY LARVA BY TOSHIO ICHIKAWA Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University 33, Fukuoka...