Metatrochophore larva of Magelona sp. Morphotype III

Magelona F. Müller, 1858

Annelida: Polychaeta: Spionida: Magelonidae

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

It may be Magelona mirabilis (Johnston, 1865).


Wilson 1982

Wilson (1982)


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. 17).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 45).
Wilson, D.P. (1982). The larval development of three species of Magelona (Polychaeta) from localities near Plymouth. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 62, 385-401. (see Fig. 3)

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