Development of Chaetopteridae

Polychaeta: Chaetopteridae

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20x Plan Apo. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. April, 13th (L3 and L4) 18th (L5) 2017.

Reference
Claparède, E. & Mecznikonw, E. (1869). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Entwicklungsgeschichte der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche Zoologie. Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig. (see Taf. XIV).
Irvine, S.T. Chaga, O. & Martindale, M.Q. (1999). Larval Ontogenetic Stages of Chaetopterus: Developmental Heterochrony in the Evolution of Chaetopterid Polychaetes. Biological Bulletin 197: 319-331.
Plate, S. & Husemann, E. (1994). Identification guide to the planktonic polychaete larvae around the island of Helgoland (German Bight). Helgoländer Meeresunters, 48, 1-58. (see Fig. 6)

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