Microniscus, larval stage of epicaridean isopods. Morphotype I

Parasite: Epicarid (Isopoda)

Host: Acartia clausi Giesbrecht, 1889 (Copepoda)

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Microniscus larva stage.
Nikon Eclipse E600. 10x Plan Fluor / 20x Plan Apo. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. February, 18th 2017.

 

Sars 1899

Sars (1899)

 

References
Boyko, C.B, & Wolf, C. (2014). Isopoda and Tanaidacea. Chapter 40 in Atlas of Crustacean Larvae. Edited by Martin, J.W., Olesen, J. & Hoeg, J.T.. Johns Hopkins University Press.
Conway, D.V.P. (2015). Marine zooplankton of southern Britain. Part 3. A.W.G. John (ed.). Occasional Publications. Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, No. 27, Plymouth, United Kingdom. (see p. 106 – Fig. 15).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 52).
Sars, G.O. (1899). An account of the crustacea of Norway. Vol. II Isopoda. Bergen Museum. Christiania. (see Pl. 92).

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