Striped Horsefly (Tabanus lineola)
Many insects possess compound eyes, composed of small units called ommatidia. Each ommatidium provides the brain with one picture element. The brain then forms a whole image by combining these individual pictures.
Thomas Shahan on Flickr

Striped Horsefly (Tabanus lineola)

Many insects possess compound eyes, composed of small units called ommatidia. Each ommatidium provides the brain with one picture element. The brain then forms a whole image by combining these individual pictures.

Thomas Shahan on Flickr

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