Olfaction in Invertebrates: Manduca

A. M. Dacks, P. G. Guerenstein, C. E. Reisenman, J. P. Martin, H. Lei, J. G. Hildebrand

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Abstract

Current knowledge of the olfactory system of. Manduca sexta is discussed within the context of the natural history of this model organism. The anatomy of the olfactory system is described progressing from the antennas to the antennal lobes and then to higher centers of olfactory processing in the brain. The principles of olfactory information processing revealed from studies of this organism are discussed with respect to its ability to identify odors and evaluate their concentration and spatiotemporal dynamics. The cellular substrate underlying multiple functional roles of antennal lobe circuitry is also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Neuroscience
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Pages49-57
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780080450469
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009

Keywords

  • Anatomy
  • Antenna
  • Antennal lobe
  • Behavior
  • Glomerulus
  • Moths
  • Natural history
  • Neural coding
  • Neuroethology
  • Olfaction
  • Physiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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    Dacks, A. M., Guerenstein, P. G., Reisenman, C. E., Martin, J. P., Lei, H., & Hildebrand, J. G. (2009). Olfaction in Invertebrates: Manduca. In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (pp. 49-57). Elsevier Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-008045046-9.01677-6