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Angular resolution of the eye Human Homo sapiens 18 arsec 114251 Keller & Friedli, Visibility...
Thickness of eye lens Human Homo sapiens 4 mm 103466 Riordan-Eva, P. and Whitcher...
Diameter of eye Human Homo sapiens 24 mm 109680 Vaughan & Asbury's General...
Diameter of eye lens Human Homo sapiens 9 mm 103464 Riordan-Eva, P. and Whitcher...
Size of main, cylindrical, “tubular” eye Brownsnout spookfish Dolichopteryx longipes height ~6: width 4 mm 117187 Wagner HJ, Douglas RH...
Time octopus and vertebrate eye arose Metazoa animals octopus eye arose ∼480: vertebrate eye arose 640 to 490 million years ago 117181 Fernald RD. Casting a...
Diameter of lens of ocelii (simple eye) Cockroach Periplaneta ~0.7 mm 117185 Mizunami M. Functional...
Number of ommatidia per eye Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster 483 (±7 Table - link) Ommatidia/eye 106986 Böhni R, Riesgo-Escovar J...
Magnification of eye (Human optics) Human Homo sapiens 0.274 to 0.291 Table - link mm/deg 109778 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Width of eye and diameter of pupil Chiton Acanthopleura granulata eye width 65 - 80: pupil diameter 35 - 50 µm 117184 Speiser DI, Eernisse DJ...
Composition of aqueous fluid in eye Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 103648 C.U.M. Smith Biology...
Turnover of eye lens crystallines Human Homo sapiens Life time N/A 109840 Lynnerup N, Kjeldsen H...
Visible spectrum seen by the eye Human Homo sapiens 370-730 nanometers 100917 http://webvision.med...
Number of eye-related genes (~3.5% of the genome) Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster 501 genes 117180 Fernald RD. Casting a...
Cell turnover time in cornea of eye Human Homo sapiens ~7 days 110326 Snyder WS, Cook MJ, Nasset ES...
Number of hairs in human eye lashes Human Homo sapiens 420 unitless 101510 Amazing numbers in biology...
Peak specific optical density in eye vertebrates 0.015 μm^-1 109785 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Fraction of refractive power in eye that is accountable to cornea focusing light onto the retina Human Homo sapiens >2/3 of refractive power 117193 Koudouna E et al., Evolution...
Diameter of eye of spiders with largest eyes Net-casting spiders, family Deinopidae ≤1.4 mm 116061 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Number of ommatidia in eye Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster 700-800 Unitless 106139 Ranganathan R, Malicki DM...