Cercaria larva of Opechona sp. Specimen 2

Platyhelminthes: Trematoda: Digenea: Lepocreadiidae

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In phases of contraction and detachment of the tail.
40x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. April, 19th 2017.

In collaboration with Dr. R.A. Bray (Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, U.K.).



Koie (1975)

Koie, M. (1975). On the morphology and life-history of Opechona bacillaris (Molin, 1859) Looss, 1907 (Trematoda, Lepocreadiidae). Ophelia, 13: 63-86.
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 32-I).

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