eye tubercle

eye tubercle
(Order Notostraca):
Slight elevation of carapace covering compound eye [Stachowitsch, 1992].
(Class Ostracoda):
Protuberance on anterodorsal region of each valve; overlies ocular sinus and serves as lens for compound eye. (biconvex, concavo-convex, conical, hemispherical, tubular) [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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