Echinopluteus larva of Echinocardium cordatum. Specimen 3

Echinocardium cordatum (Pennant, 1777)

Echinodermata: Echinoidea: Spatangoida: Loveniidae

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4x Plan Fluor / 10x Plan Fluor / 20x Plan Apo / 40x Plan Fluor / 60x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. May, 28th 2017.

Late echinopluteus larva with ossicles.


MacBride 1913

MacBride (1913)


Castellani, C. & Edwards, M. (2017). Marine plankton. A practical guide to ecology, methodology and taxonomy. Oxford University Press. (see Figure 376).
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Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 73).
MacBride, E. W., (1914). The development of Echinocardium cordatum. I. The external features of the development. Quart. Journ. Micros. Soc, Vol. 59. (see Fig. 11).
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