Definition of Holoptic
1. having eyes meeting in front [adj]
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Literary usage of Holoptic
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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"When the eyes of the two sides meet in a coadapted line of union the Insect is said to he " holoptic," and when the eyes are well separated " dichoptic. ..."
2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1891)
"... never have a holoptic head, and hence the differentiation of the sexes in ... but there is never that broad contact which constitutes a holoptic head. ..."
3. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"Eyes in $ joined together (holoptic). The facets on the upper part of the eye are the larger. ... Eyes contiguous in $ (holoptic) remote in £ (dichoptic). ..."
4. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"President Osburn read a paper on " Sexual Dimorphism in Diptera," dwelling particularly on the differences in the form of the head and in the eyes, holoptic ..."
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