Nectochaete larva of Magelona sp. Morphotype I

Magelona F. Müller, 1858

Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionida: Magelonidae

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4x Plan Fluor / 10x Plan Fluor / 20x Plan Apo. Brightfield / DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. April, 22th 2017.

It may be Magelona mirabilis Johnston, 1865





Fewkes, J.W. (1883). On the developmental stages of certain worm larvae. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 11(9): 167–208. (see Pl. I – Figs. 2-6).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 45).
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. 19 and 20).
Todd, C.D. & Laverack, M.S. (1991). Coastal marine zooplankton. A practical manual for students. Cambridge University Press. (see Fig. 9A).

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