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Do monarch caterpillars have eyes?

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Caterpillars have six pairs of simple eyes (ocelli). Ocelli (also called stemmata) are small, simple eyes that can detect changes in light intensity, but cannot form an image.

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Monarch butterfly larvae and caterpillars have 12 eyes, six on each side of their heads. With those eyes they can tell light and dark

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