holoptic


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holoptic

(hɒlˈɒptɪk)
adj
(Zoology) entomol of, relating to, or having eyes that meet at the top of the head
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Eyes holoptic, contiguous at the upper portion of frons for a distance about l.
13, 15); compound eyes are small, holoptic and well separated in dorsum of head in both sexes (Figs.
It unquestionably belongs to the calyptrate family Anthomyiidae because of the following combination of characters: (1) head holoptic in male, dichoptic in female; (2) female with a pair of crossed interfrontal setae; (3) lower calypter well developed; (4) tiny hair-like setulae present beneath tip of scutellum; (5) vein A1 extended to wing margin as a weak fold; (6) male surstyli and cerci united by vertical sclerotized connections immediately distal to lateral cercal apodemes; (7) spiracles VI and VII present in female abdomen.
fiorella that were claimed to be similar to the holoptic eyes found in three genera of Neotropical fungus-feeding species.
Head: holoptic, frontal vitta obliterated, chestnut color, widened when reaching the lunule, in the more slender portion with approximately 1/2 diameter of the anterior ocelli; parafrontal and parafacialia yellow with silver tomentum and bare; gena yellow with silver tomentum, postgena and occiput white tomentum, with thin and long hairs; face and clypeal membrane pale; ocellar triangle chestnut; scape, pedicel, flagellomere and palp orange in color.