Experientia

, Volume 26, Issue 11, pp 1274–1274 | Cite as

Untersuchungen über die Entwicklung und Bedeutung der farbigen Ölkugeln in der Retina vonLacerta vivipara

  • G. Tiemann
Specialia Biologica, Microbiologica

Summary

About 8 weeks after hatching, orange oil droplets develop in the retina ofLacerta vivipara. As shown by the optomotor reactions, these oil droplets are not essential for colour vision in this species.

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© Birkhäuser-Verlag 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Tiemann
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  1. 1.Zoologisches Institut der Universität MünsterMünsterDeutschland

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