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Multimodal Integration: Visual Cues Help Odor-Seeking Fruit Flies

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http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/14177
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Abstract:
Olfactory stimuli are uniquely devoid of directional information, so that multimodal cues are typically required for their localization. A clever new experimental paradigm with flying Drosophila has shown that accurate heading into an odor plume requires panoramic visual cues.
Author(s):
Gilbert, C. , Kuenen, L.P.S.
Subject(s):
Drosophila , fruit flies , searching behavior , odors , smell , vision , insect flight
Format:
p. R295-R297.
Note:
Includes references
Source:
Current biology 2008 Apr. 8, v. 18, issue 7
Language:
English
Year:
2008
Collection:
Journal Articles, USDA Authors, Peer-Reviewed
Rights:
Works produced by employees of the U.S. Government as part of their official duties are not copyrighted within the U.S. The content of this document is not copyrighted.