Trochophore larva of a chiton (early stage). Morphotype I (specimen 2)

Mollusca: Polyplacophora: Chitonidae

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40x Plan Fluor / 100x Plan Fluor. DIC / Phase Contrast. Sampled in Bay of Santander. July, 3rd 2017.

 

 

Lovén 1855

 

References
Conway, D.V.P., White, R.G., Hugues-Dit-Ciles, J., Gallienne, C.P., Robins, D.B. (2003). Guide to the coastal and surface zooplankton of the south-western Indian Ocean, Occasional Publication of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, No 15, Plymouth. (see p. 43).
Lovén, S. (1855). Om utvecklingen hos slägtet Chiton. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-akademiens forhandlingar. 4. (see Taf. IV).
Watanabe, J. M. & Cox, L. R. (1974). Spawning behavior and larval development in Mopalia lignosa and Mopalia muscosa (Mollusca: Polyplacophora) in central California. Pacific Grove, CA, Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. (see Figs. 1, 2).

Lovén (1855)

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