Trochophore larva of a chiton (early stage). Morphotype I (specimen 1)

Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonidae

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40x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. February, 23th 2017.

 

Lovén 1855

 

 

References
Lovén, S. (1855). Om utvecklingen hos slägtet Chiton. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-akademiens forhandlingar. 4. (see Taf. IV).
Watanabe, J. M. & Cox, L. R. (1974). Spawning behavior and larval development in Mopalia lignosa and Mopalia muscosa (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) in central California. Pacific Grove, CA, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. (see Figs. 1, 2).

 

 

 

Lovén (1855)

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