Vision in insects and spiders

  • R. H. Smythe


The visual apparatus and the whole application of vision in insects and the spider family (Araneida) differs greatly from that of the animals which we have already discussed. Responses to light are mediated by (a) dermal receptors, (b) dorsal ocelli, (c) lateral ocelli and (d) compound eyes.


Pigment Cell Visual Cell Corneagen Layer Animal World Crystalline Cone 
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© R. H. Smythe 1975

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