Paleonemertean larva. Morphotype IV

Nemertea: Paleonemertea

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

20x Plan Apo. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. May, 1st 2017.

It may be Cephalotrix sp.

Diagnostic features
Oval and uniformly ciliated. With eyes, conspicuous cerebral ganglia and with lateral cirri.

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