COVID-19 Response at Fishpond.com.au

Read what we're doing...

The Physiology of the Compound Eyes of Insects and Crustaceans
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

I. Physical Principles.- II. Dioptrics of the Compound Eye.- Historical Background.- A. The Apposition Image of Limulus.- 1. Function of Oblique Cones.- 2. Function of the Cone Sheath.- 3. The Combined Function of the Cones and Retina.- 4. The Eye of Limulus Compared to Those of Trilobites.- B. The Superposition Image of Lampyris.- 1. Observations on the Fresh Lampyris Eye.- 2. Overview of the Dioptrics of the Lampyris Eye.- 3. Experimental Verification of the Ray Path in the Eye of Lampyris.- 4. Calculation of the Dioptrics of the Lampyris Eye.- C. Catoptric Function of the Cone.- III. The Iris Pigment and its function.- A. Insects.- B. Crustaceans.- IV. The Retinal Image of Various Insects and Crustaceans.- A. Superposition Images.- 1. Beetles.- 2. Lepidopterans.- 3. Crustaceans.- B. Apposition Images.- 1. Insects.- 2. Crustaceans.- C. Bi-Functional Eyes.- V. The Retina, its Pigment and Tapetum.- A. The Tapetum.- B. The Retinal Pigment.- C. The Photomechanical Response of the Retinal Pigment.- VI. Eyes with Non-Uniform Construction.- VII. Short Descriptions of Selected Eyes of Insects and Crustaceans.- A. Insects.- 1. Butterflies.- 2. Moths.- 3. Beetles.- 4. Miscellaneous Insects.- B. Crustaceans.- 1. Macrurans.- 2. Anomurans.- 3. Brachyurans.- 4. Miscellaneous Crustaceans.- VIII. The Eyes of Squilla, Phronima and Copilia.- A. Squilla mantis.- B. Phronima.- C. Copilia.- IX. Accessory Optical Phenomena in Compound Eyes.- A. Eyeshine.- 1. My Own Observations: Insects.- 2. Relative Position of the Corneal Reflection and the Pseudopupil.- 3. Crustaceans.- B. The Phenomenon of the Pseudopupil.- 1. Explanation for the Pseudopupil Phenomenon.- 2. The Principal Pseudopupil.- 3. First Order Accessory Pseudopupils.- X. Vision with Compound Eyes.- A. Resolution of the Retinal Image.- B. Distortions of the Retinal Image.- C. Seeing Movements.- D. Accommodation.- E. Depth Vision.- XI. Some Remarks on the Phylogeny of Compound Eyes Considered from a Functional Viewpoint.- References Cited by Exner.- Plates.- Notes.- Appendix I. Optical Mechanisms in Compound Eyes.- Appendix II. Exner's Species.- References to Notes and Appendices.

Promotional Information

Springer Book Archives

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Biology » Zoology » General
Home » Books » Science » Medical » Neuroscience
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling The Physiology of the Compound Eyes of Insects and Crustaceans: A Study on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top