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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (23): jeb228254.
Published: 3 December 2020
... was well coordinated with the e-vector rotation frequency of the stimulus, indicating that the flying bee oriented itself to a certain e-vector orientation, i.e. exhibited polarotaxis. The percentage of bees exhibiting clear polarotaxis was much smaller under the fast stimulus (3.6 deg s −1 ) compared...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb199760.
Published: 30 April 2019
... possesses positive polarotaxis to horizontally polarized light. These hexapods are positively phototactic, live on the surface of calm waters and usually accumulate close to the riparian vegetation. In laboratory experiments, we measured the wavelength dependence of phototaxis and polarotaxis of P. aquatica...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (16): 2567–2576.
Published: 15 August 2016
... possesses two upward-looking ommatidia with vertical microvilli. The ventral eye may detect water by its polarization sensitivity, even if the insect is resting with its head slightly tipped down on a raised surface. The polarization sensitivity and polarotaxis in springtails (Collembola) have not been...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (5): 755–765.
Published: 15 February 2004
... polarotaxis reflection polarization polarization sensitivity 180° field-of-view imaging polarimetry It is a well-documented phenomenon that many aquatic insect species,especially small-bodied Heteroptera (e.g. Sigara, Corixa and Cymatia sp.) but also some Coleoptera (e.g. Berosus sp.),seek...