Oikopleura (Vexillaria) dioica Fol, 1872. Specimen II

Chordata: Tunicata: Appendicularia: Oikopleuridae

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20x Plan Apo. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. February, 18th 2017.

Juvenile stage.

References
Castellani, C. & Edwards, M. (2017). Marine plankton. A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford University Press. (see Figure 413).
Bückman, A. (1969). Appendicularia.  Identification leaflets for plankton (No. 7). International Council for the Exploration of the Sea.
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 77).
Todd, C.D. & Laverack, M.S. (1991). Coastal marine zooplankton. A practical manual for students. Cambridge University Press. (see Fig. 49A,B).

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