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Murphy, C. J. & Howland, H. C. (1986) On the gekko pupil and scheiner's disc. Vision Research, 26 815–817. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
DOI: 10.1016/0042-6989(86)90097-0
BibTeX citation key: Murphy1986
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Categories: Englisch = English
Keywords: Akkommodation = Accommodation, Echsen = Lizards
Creators: Howland, Murphy
Collection: Vision Research
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The four pinhole apertures of the constricted gekko pupil are an adaptation fordecreasing the depth of field of the eye, while decreasing the total light flux to the retina. This may be useful for distance estimation at high light levels.
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