The compound eye of the fly (Musca domestica): connections between the cartridges of the lamina ganglionaris

Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Valentin Braitenberg

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In addition to the three first order interneurons (L1, L2, L3) which are present in each optic cartridge of the lamina, a fourth type of interneuron (L4) has been discovered whose collaterals to other cartridges compose an orderly network arrangement of fibres under the lamina's inner face.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-104
Number of pages10
JournalZeitschrift für Vergleichende Physiologie
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1970
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Physiology (medical)

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