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I'm starting on a significant expansion of this article. There's a sort of nasty presentation issue that may be worth mentioning. On one hand, the SC is a structure found in all vertebrates, but in non-mammals it is universally called the "optic tectum" instead of superior colliculus. However, the structure and function don't change all that much in spite of the change in name. I think it's important to present a unified view of structure and function. It's quite tricky to handle the name issue when doing so, but I'm going to take a shot at it, and hopefully any problems that arise will be fixable. looie496 (talk) 20:04, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
I'm interested in the paragraph about infra-red vision in the snake, but would like to see some references. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 22:47, 18 December 2008 (UTC)
I've added the basic source -- there are a few other papers that touch on this, but no good review that I'm aware of. Looie496 (talk) 00:52, 19 December 2008 (UTC)
Having a bit of trouble figuring out its location from the information provided, please include this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 17:03, 14 September 2012 (UTC)
Why is it not labeled in the figure!? This is frustratingly the case with so many of the anatomy articles in Wikipedia. Is there a good reason for this (copyright?) or it it something that just takes time and effort to accomplish? Savonnn (talk) 00:54, 8 May 2011 (UTC)
It's not really such a great figure to use, is it? The superior colliculi are the two humps at the top of the section -- they're not labeled simply because nobody has done it. The Gray712 image in the Additional Images section shows a label, but isn't all that nice aesthetically. Looie496 (talk) 01:03, 8 May 2011 (UTC)