Larva of Tubulanus sp. Morphotype I

Tubulanus Renier, 1804

Nemertea: Paleonemertea: Tubulanidae

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

20x Plan Apo. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. May, 6th 2017.

Diagnostic features
Vermiform, thick epidermis and uniformly ciliated. Larval eyes absent, with lateral cirri and without apical tuft.

Reference
Norenburg, J.L. & Stricker, S.A. (2002). Phylum Nemertea. Chapter 7, Atlas of Marine Invertebrate larvae. Young, C.M., Sewell, M.A., & Rice, M.E. (eds). Academic Press. San Diego, CA.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s