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The protocerebrum is part of an insect's nervous system. It is the first pair of ganglia in the brain or supraesophageal ganglion and is associated with the compound eyes and ocelli.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Meyer, John R. "The Nervous System". General Entomology course at North Carolina State University. Department of Entomology NC State University. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 

Further reading

  • Erber, J., and R. Menzel. "Visual interneurons in the median protocerebrum of the bee." Journal of comparative physiology 121.1 (1977): 65-77.
  • Wong, Allan M., Jing W. Wang, and Richard Axel. "Spatial Representation of the Glomerular Map in the Drosophila Protocerebrum." Cell 109.2 (2002): 229-241.

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