Search for dissertations about: "nocturnal bees and wasps"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words nocturnal bees and wasps.

  1. 1. Adaptations for nocturnal vision in insect apposition eyes

    University dissertation from Lund Unversity, Department of Cell and Organism Biology

    Author : Birgit Greiner; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; temporal and spatial summation; optical and neural adaptations; theoretical modelling.; Djurs anatomi och morfologi; Zoologi; dim light; vision; landmark navigation; nocturnal bees and wasps; Zoology; Animal anatomy; animal morphology;

    Abstract : Due to our own preference for bright light, we tend to forget that many insects are active in very dim light. The reasons for nocturnal activity are most easily seen in tropical areas of the world, where animals face severe competition for food and nocturnal insects are able to forage in a climate of reduced competition and predation. READ MORE