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ocellus

(pl. ocelli): see eyeeye,
organ of vision and light perception. In humans the eye is of the camera type, with an iris diaphragm and variable focusing, or accommodation. Other types of eye are the simple eye, found in many invertebrates, and the compound eye, found in insects and many other
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ocellus

[ō′sel·əs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small, simple invertebrate eye composed of photoreceptor cells and pigment cells.
(petrology)
A phenocryst in an ocellar rock.
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I called my buddy CJ Davis at Montana Decoy and told him I needed some Ocellated turkey decoys.
Caption: Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is home to the Ocellated turkey.
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Noteworthy colour features are the four dark orangish brown bars on the body with irregular dark markings in the bluish to whitish interspaces, the dark brown, blue, and orange markings on the head, the ocellated orange spots on the dorsal spines (the spines of females tipped with orange), the second dorsal fin with an orange spot just posterior to ray tips, the basal part of anal with adjacent longitudinal bands of black, orange, blue, and blue-green, the orange upper margin of the caudal fin, and the pale blue pelvic fins.
Then, in the jungles of southern Mexico and Central America, there's the colorful ocellated turkey.
hallstromi), ocellated shoulder spot and numerous small black spots on body (H.
During the spring of 2011, I headed south to the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico in search of ocellated turkeys with a bow.
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No, these modest iridescent, beige-tipped feathers are from the ostentatiously plumaged Ocellated Turkey endemic to the Yucatan Peninsular in Mexico and in neighboring Guatemala and Belize.