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Keywords: filter pigment
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (3): 361–369.
Published: 1 February 2008
... to 560 nm. This is in contrast to butterflies in the genus Papilio , which use duplicate LW opsins to discriminate colors in the long-wavelength range. We also found that P. icarus has a heterogeneously expressed red filtering pigment and red-reflecting ommatidia in the ventral eye region. In behavioural...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (10): 1944–1955.
Published: 15 May 2006
..., Vanessa atalanta , despite having color vision, is unable to do so. In the eyes of H. erato we identified filtering pigments very close to the rhabdom which differ between ommatidia and produce the yellow and red ommatidial reflection seen under orthodromic illumination. The eyes of V. atalanta lack...