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Name: Doug
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Age: 10
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Date: 1/13/2003


Question:
Are insects color blind?


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I know some insects see in the non-visible spectrum of humans.

Peter Faletra Ph.D.
Assistant Director
Office of Science
Department of Energy


No. Insects see quite differently than we do, but many if not all can distinguish colors, and some can see in ultraviolet wavelengths that we cannot.

J. Elliott


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