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mx id: 511 | OBO id: HAO:0000661 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000661
ocellus synonyms: simple eye
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Definition:
The multi-tissue structure that is located on the top of the head, composed of the corneal lens, pigment cell, rhabdoms and synaptic plexus.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The ocellus is a multi-tissue structure.
The ocellus is part of the cranium.

Figures
Megalyridae
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
ocellus by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
simple eye by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
ocellus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
ocellus by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
One of typically three bead-like lenses usually arranged in a triangle near the dorsal surface of the head; sometimes referred to as a simple eye in contrast to the compound eye.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
A simple eye, consisting of a single, usually round or oval facet. Hymenoptera usually have three ocelli\: one median (anterior) and two lateral (posterior).
  Reference: Goulet, H., and J. T. Huber. 1993. Hymenoptera of the World: An Identification Guide to Families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E., Ottawa, ON 668 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Kelly Dew
A simple eye that is located on the top of the head, composed of the corneal lens, pigment cell, rhabdoms and synaptic plexus.
  Reference: Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The multi-tissue structure that is located on the top of the head, composed of the corneal lens, pigment cell, rhabdoms and synaptic plexus.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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