nauplius eye

nauplius eye
(Order Stomatopoda):
Minute, unpaired light-sensitive organ on ocular plate between eyestalks (ocular peduncles) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Branchiura):
On dorsal midline of carapace, one to three simple photosensitive structures. (See also compound eye). (Syn. median eye, ocellus) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Subclass Cirripedia):
Unpaired median photosensitive organ in larvae (nauplius, cypris). May be retained under plates of adult barnacle [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
On dorsal surface of body near base of antennules, median unpaired photosensitive structure consisting of three ocelli. (See also compound eye) [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
On dorsal surface of cephalic shield, median photosensitive structure consisting of three ocelli [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Euphausiacea):
Small median photosensitive organ located between eyestalks (ocular peduncles) under rostrum. See: compound eye [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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