Navigation organs of the oriental hornet: the ocelli and ciliated sensory epithelium of the head

Eyal Rosenzweig

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This thesis deals with the structure and the role of the orientation and navigation organs in the Oriental hornet Vespa orientalis L. 1771 (Hymenoptera, Vespinae), with special reference to the ocelli. The role of the cuticle, acting as a voltaic system providing the energy for the hornet to fly and to navigate had been discussed in chapter 2
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Print ISBNs9036711835
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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