Definitions for "COMPOUND EYE"
the eye type of insects and crustaceans, which can have up to 1000 or more light-detecting, focusing ommatidia.
set upon short stalks in crayfish; contains over 2,000 tiny lenses used to detect light and movement; form relatively poor visual images
A large grouping of light gathering organs that allow the insect to detect color and motion. For most insects, resolution is not very good.
a testament to Pollard's remarkable energy and longevity