, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 685–687

A simple apparatus to investigate the orientation of walking insects

  • H. J. Dahmen
Pro Experimentis

DOI: 10.1007/BF01970140

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Dahmen, H.J. Experientia (1980) 36: 685. doi:10.1007/BF01970140


A simple apparatus to record the track and angular position of walking insects without any servo-mechanism is described. Recordings of fast runningCicindelae are presented.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. J. Dahmen
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  1. 1.Lehrstuhl für BiokybernetikInstitut für Biologie IITübingen(Federal Republic of Germany)