organ of Bellonci
(Order Mysida):
Vesicular structure surrounded by sensory cells located directly under dorsal ingument of eyestalk. Often connected to exterior by sensory pore. Frequently found at base or in ocular papilla. Presumably with neurosecretory and sensory functions [Stachowitsch, 1992].

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