Color Vision in the Adult Female Two-Spotted Spider Mite

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Science  11 Nov 1966:
Vol. 154, Issue 3750, pp. 782-784
DOI: 10.1126/science.154.3750.782-a


Responses of the summer form of the adult female two-spotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch (Acarina: Tetranychoidea) placed in near-ultraviolet and green light are photopositive. The independent variation of these responses requires the presence of separate receptor systems.