A light sensing organ composed of ommatidia [ http://flybase.org/reports/gg.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compound_eye ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, organ_slim

has related synonym

adult compound eye

Komplexauge

faceted eye

zusammengesetztes Auge

Facettenauge

insect eye

id

UBERON:0000018

see also

https://github.com/obophenotype/uberon/issues/457

taxon notes

The term compound eye is sometimes used for the multi-unit eyes of annelids, bivalves, echinoderms. We follow Richter et al and restrict this class to the arthropod structure for these structures