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J Exp Biol jeb.244710.
Published: 30 January 2023
.... Neuroethology Neuroanatomy Chiton Distributed visual system Visual ecology Polarization vision National Science Foundation 1457148 Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Polarization sensitivity and decentralized visual processing in an animal with a distributed...
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (4): jeb243858.
Published: 23 February 2022
... performance, suggesting that faithful heading direction signaling emerges within the central complex. Sun compass orientation Insect brain Central complex Polarization vision Desert locust Japan Society for the Promotion of Science http://dx.doi.org/10.13039/501100001691 201780130...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (15): jeb242983.
Published: 6 August 2021
... polarization-insensitive receptors, which can be achieved by twisting the rhabdomeres ( Wehner and Bernard, 1993 ). Reliable polarization vision requires a set of differently arranged polarization sensors with the same spectral sensitivity ( Bernard and Wehner, 1977 ). Such a system is realized in the dorsal...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (23): jeb228254.
Published: 3 December 2020
... with that under a slow stimulus (0.9 or 1.8 deg s −1 ). Bees did not demonstrate any polarotactic behavior after the dorsal rim area of the eyes, which mediates insect polarization vision in general, was bilaterally covered with black paint. Preferred e-vector orientations under the clockwise stimulus varied...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (22): jeb219832.
Published: 26 November 2020
...Tsyr-Huei Chiou; Ching-Wen Wang ABSTRACT Stomatopods, or mantis shrimp, are the only animal group known to possess circular polarization vision along with linear polarization vision. By using the rhabdomere of a distally located photoreceptor as a wave retarder, the eyes of mantis shrimp are able...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (13): jeb220350.
Published: 7 July 2020
... and in ways different from other polarization-sensitive taxa. Butterfly Insect vision Polarization vision Degree of linear polarization Behavior Fig. 1. Visual system of   female Pieris rapae . (A) Diagram of ommatidium showing the arrangement of the nine photoreceptors (R1–9). (B...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb199760.
Published: 30 April 2019
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: The hexapod Podura aquatica possesses at least two visual pigments and its polarization sensitivity functions in the shorter, blue spectral range following the tendency of polarotactic aquatic insects. Collembola Podura aquatica Polarization vision...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3222–3230.
Published: 15 September 2017
... of stomatopod achieve the optical function of quarter-wave retardance, allowing them to discriminate circularly polarized light. Polarization vision Stomatopod Circular polarization Invertebrate vision Various aspects of vision are determined by environmental and behavioural need, including...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (9): 1701–1708.
Published: 1 May 2017
... polarization sensitive than green photoreceptors in honeybee ocelli; preferred e-vector orientation varies across the visual field with a preference for vertically polarized light along the equator. Ocelli Polarization vision Retina fine structure Most insects possess two or three dorsal ocelli...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (24): 3844–3856.
Published: 15 December 2016
...-vector orientation, the signals of at least three polarization-sensitive sensors (analyzer channels) with different e-vector tuning axes must be compared. The object-based, imaging polarization vision systems of cephalopods and crustaceans, as well as the water-surface detectors of flying backswimmers...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (21): 3399–3405.
Published: 1 November 2015
.../package=lme4 . Bernard , G. D. and Wehner , R. ( 1977 ). Functional similarities between polarization vision and color vision . Vision Res.   17 , 1019 - 1028 . 10.1016/0042-6989(77)90005-0 Cartron , L. , Josef , N. , Lerner , A. , McCusker , S. D. , Darmaillacq...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (19): 3425–3431.
Published: 1 October 2014
... of Haptosquilla, a widespread genus of stomatopod, as well as related protosquillids. We present evidence for a pre-existing bias towards horizontally polarized signal content and demonstrate that the properties of the polarization vision system in these animals increase the signal-to-noise ratio of the signal...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (6): 1041–1052.
Published: 15 March 2013
... ( Zueva and Govardovskii, 1991 ; Hess, 2009 ; Novales Flamarique, 2011 ). Thus, anchovies possess color and polarization vision in the same retina, and these two forms of vision are enabled by different combinations of visual pigments. There are no clear data on the complement of visual pigments...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 736–745.
Published: 1 March 2012
...-and-white striped coat pattern. zebra tabanid fly horsefly striped pattern protection from parasites visual ecology reflection polarization polarization vision The stripes of zebras are nearly vertical on the head, neck and trunk, while approximately horizontal on the back–side...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (14): 2133–2140.
Published: 15 July 2009
... this visual system. The term `hidden' or`private' communication channel has been given to this concept because many cephalopod predators may not be able to see their polarized reflective patterns. We review the evidence for polarization vision as well as polarization signaling in some cephalopod species...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (22): 3536–3543.
Published: 15 November 2008
... -456. Schwind, R. ( 1991 ). Polarization vision in water insects and insects living on a moist substrate. J. Comp. Physiol. A Neuroethol. Sens. Neural. Behav. Physiol. 169 , 531 -540. Schwind, R. ( 1995 ). Spectral regions in which aquatic insects see reflected polarized-light. J. Comp...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (18): 3266–3276.
Published: 15 September 2007
.... Polarization vision in crickets can be tested by eliciting a spontaneous polarotactic response. Previously, wide and 100% polarized stimuli were employed to induce this behavior. However, field crickets live on meadows where the observation of the sky is strongly limited by surrounding vegetation. Moreover...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (8): 1350–1361.
Published: 15 April 2007
... of Biologists Limited 2007 2007 skylight navigation polarization vision insect brain color vision spectral opponency Schistocerca gregaria For long-distance navigation many animals rely on external compass cues,such as the position of the sun, the moon, or the earth's magnetic field...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (9): 1612–1616.
Published: 1 May 2006
... 2006 polarization vision polarization sensitivity crayfish contrast enhancement Procambarus clarkii Polarization sensitivity occurs in an eclectic variety of both terrestrial and aquatic species, and serves a variety of functions including orientation( Hawryshyn, 2000 ; Waterman...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (17): 2933–2942.
Published: 1 September 2001
... demonstrate quantitatively that the shorter the wavelength, the greater the proportion of celestial polarization that can be used by animals under cloudy-sky conditions. As has already been suggested by others, this phenomenon may solve the ultraviolet paradox of polarization vision in insects...