, Volume 8, Issue 10, pp 392–393 | Cite as

Neues zur Optomotorik der Insekten

  • W. v. Buddenbrock
  • Ingrid Moller-Racke
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(1) It was shown that the optomotoric reaction of the ColeopteraCalandra oryzae is influenced by the existence of a stationary striped cylinder, placed inside the rotated cylinder.

(2) It can be demonstrated thatCalandra oryzae, when walking in a stationary striped cylinder, reacts to the retinal image shift produced by the movement of the insect itself.


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    M. Hertz, Z. vgl. Phys.20 (1934).Google Scholar

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1952

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. v. Buddenbrock
    • 1
  • Ingrid Moller-Racke
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoologisches Institut der Universität MainzGermany

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