- pertaining to an ocellus.
Origin of ocellar
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Examples from the Web for ocellar
Ocellar bristles: in Diptera, are situated close to the ocelli, usually directed forward: often absent.
Ocellar ribband: a crescent-shaped, smooth thin belt across the eye region in butterfly chrysalids.
Ocellar triangle: a triangle, indicated by grooves or depressions, on which the ocelli are situated; Diptera.
These he divides into ocellar organs of regular form or luminous spots, and irregular glandular organs or luminous areas.
The ocellar spots may be on the scales of the lateral line or on other definite areas.