ommatidium


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  • noun

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any of the numerous small cone-shaped eyes that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods

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cucurbitae females had smaller individual square ommatidium area than males (376.
Bactrocera dorsalis had a smaller eye width and a smaller individual square ommatidium area than the other 2 species, and the largest number of ommatrichia.
In arthropods, the size, shape, color, ommatidium number and surface texture of the compound eye influence many features of the visual field including its dimensions, acuity and sensitivity (Rutowski 2000).
521 Species Individual square Number of ommatidium area ommatrichia ([micro][m.