having the eyes located on pedicels, as some crustaceans and dipterans.
Origin of stalk-eyed
First recorded in 1850–55
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The stalk-eyed Crustacea are known to most readers through the fascinating volume of Mr. Bell.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
According to Sars, the Sympoda (or Cumaceans), in spite of their sessile eyes, have closer affinities with the stalk-eyed orders.