Hema Somanathan

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Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Visual ecology of Indian carpenter bees II: adaptations of eyes and ocelli to nocturnal and diurnal lifestyles
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Zoology, Lund University, 22363, Lund, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:571-83. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Resolution and sensitivity of the eyes of the Asian honeybees Apis florea, Apis cerana and Apis dorsata
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology Zoology, Lund University, 22363 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 212:2448-53. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Visual ecology of Indian carpenter bees I: light intensities and flight activity
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology Zoology, Lund University, Helgonavagen 3, 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 194:97-107. 2008

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Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Visual ecology of Indian carpenter bees II: adaptations of eyes and ocelli to nocturnal and diurnal lifestyles
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Zoology, Lund University, 22363, Lund, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:571-83. 2009
    ..These strategies may include photoreceptors with longer integration times and higher contrast gains as well as higher neural summation mechanisms for increasing visual reliability in dim light...
  2. doi request reprint Resolution and sensitivity of the eyes of the Asian honeybees Apis florea, Apis cerana and Apis dorsata
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology Zoology, Lund University, 22363 Lund, Sweden
    J Exp Biol 212:2448-53. 2009
    ..We assume that additional neuronal adaptations, as has been proposed for A. mellifera, M. genalis and X. tranquebarica, might exist in A. dorsata...
  3. ncbi request reprint Visual ecology of Indian carpenter bees I: light intensities and flight activity
    Hema Somanathan
    Department of Cell and Organism Biology Zoology, Lund University, Helgonavagen 3, 22362 Lund, Sweden
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 194:97-107. 2008
    ..tranquebarica in extremely dim light. We hypothesise that additional adaptations must confer extreme nocturnality in X. tranquebarica...