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Definition of Ocellar
1. pertaining to an ocellus [adj] - See also: ocellus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ocellar
Literary usage of Ocellar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"Only one possessed the dark shade (and this not strongly marked) on the side of the head, other than on the ocellar area ; only one (not the same larva) ..."
2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1899)
"The greater ocellar is a pair of bristles usually easily distinguishable by ... They are generally parallel to the lesser ocellar bristles and sometimes ..."
3. Notes on a Fauna of the Vigo Group and Its Bearing on the Evolution of by Roy Ernest Dickerson (1921)
"... walls of pentagonal area wanting, lateral portions sloping into antennal furrows ; ocellar basin with slight depression adjacent to median ocellus, ..."
4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"... frontal ridge wanting and the antennal fovea and ocellar basin continuous ; the third segment of the antennae as long as the fourth and fifth together. ..."
5. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"Head yellow, the occiput except laterally and below and the round ocellar triangle black. ocellar bristles reaching three fourths the distance to the ..."