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Photoluminescence of the African scorpion "Pandinus imperator"

Published inJournal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, vol. 39, no. 1, p. 96-98
Publication date1997
Abstract

The luminescence of the scorpion's outer shell has been shown to be due to fluorescence of very short lifetime (nanoseconds). The emission and excitation spectra have been determined, and the potential biological significance of this photoluminescence is discussed.

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  • African scorpion "Pandinus imperator"
  • Photoluminescence
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FASEL, A. et al. Photoluminescence of the African scorpion ‘Pandinus imperator’. In: Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 1997, vol. 39, n° 1, p. 96–98. doi: 10.1016/S1011-1344(96)00016-4
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