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Compound eyes that are found in arthropods are basically like an array of tiny eyes you and I are used to. Each little "eye" is armed with its own lens, cornea, and photoreceptor cells.

The vision provided by these complex eyes offer a much larger field of vision than humans are used to. They also allow for the eye to notice movement much better.

The disadvantage is that these eyes don't produce much resolution. That is, an insect may see everything with a tremendous amount of detail close up. But just inches away, everything appears as a blur.

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