name: compound eye pigment cell differentiation
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def: "The process in which a relatively unspecialized cell acquires the specialized features of a compound eye pigment cell, a cell of the retina containing screening pigments that functions to screen photoreceptors from light leaking from adjacent ommatidia." [GOC:ha, PMID:8929534]
is_a: GO:0050931 ! pigment cell differentiation
relationship: part_of: GO:0001745 ! compound eye morphogenesis
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