ocellus

Definitions of ocellus
1

n an eye having a single lens

Synonyms:
simple eye, stemma
Types:
ommatidium
any of the numerous small cone-shaped eyes that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods
Type of:
eye, oculus, optic
the organ of sight

n an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color

Synonyms:
eyespot
Type of:
marking
a pattern of marks

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