Search for dissertations about: "wing micro-morphology"
Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words wing micro-morphology.
1. Seeing the invisible: Evolution of wing interference patterns in Hymenoptera, and their application in taxonomy
Abstract : The remarkably thin transparent wing membranes in tiny wasps may appear to have a simple structural design, but hide a largely unexplored complex of micro-morphological features that serve aerodynamics and may also function in visual signaling. I found that when such small transparent wings are viewed against a dark background they display vivid structural color patterns due to thin film interference, and named them Wing Interference Patterns (WIPs). READ MORE