Transverse orientation

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Transverse orientation, keeping a fixed angle on a distant source of light for orientation, is a proprioceptive response displayed by some insects such as moths.[1][2]


  1. ^ Karl Kruszelnicki (16 October 2008). "Myth burns like moth to a flame". ABC Online. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Debbie Elliott - host (18 August 2007). "Why are Moths Attracted to Flame?". NPR. Retrieved 25 March 2012.