ocular scale
Articulating plate attached mesially on eyestalks (some Anomura, Stomatopoda) [Poore, 2004].
Scale-like structure located on basal segment of eyestalk (Fig. 3A) [Perez Farfante and Kensley, 1997].
(Order Stomatopoda):
One of two small, dorsally directed projections of last plate (postocular plate) of acron [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Order Leptostraca):
Scale- or spine-shaped structure projecting from base of each eye-stalk (ocular peduncle); tip may cover ocular peduncle dorsally. (Syn. basal scale) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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