Stalk-eyed crustaceans
Stalk-eyed Stalk"-eyed` (st[add]k"[imac]d`), a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the eyes raised on a stalk, or peduncle; -- opposed to {sessile-eyed}. Said especially of podophthalmous crustaceans. [1913 Webster]

{Stalk-eyed crustaceans}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Podophthalmia}. [1913 Webster]


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