Bio 201 S14 Class 6 2 7 14 v2

Is there a relaaonship between color vision and

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Unformatted text preview: sion in other species? •  Color vision is geneAcally determined –  We will examine the mechanisAc basis of color vision variaAon in a future class The Case of Color Vision EvoluAon in New World Monkeys slide version 2.0 hZp://www.evo- ed.com What is colorblindness? Reduced ability to interpret light as color. 1 in 12 human males are colorblind. < 1 in 100 human females are colorblind. Color Vision in Monkeys Species: Grey Cheeked Mangabey Lives: Africa Vision: TrichromaAc vision (i.e. like most humans) Species: White Headed Capuchin Lives: Central and South America Vision: DichromaAc vision (i.e. “colorblind”. Color Vision in Monkeys Species: Japanese Macaque Lives: Asia Vision: TrichromaAc vision Species: Black Squirrel Monkey Lives: Central and South America Vision: DichromaAc vision Color Vision in Monkeys Species: Guinea Baboon Lives: Africa Vision: TrichromaAc vision Species: White Faced Saki Lives: Central and...
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