Goette’s larva. Morphotype II (specimen 1)

Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria: Polycladida

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40x Plan Fluor. DIC / Phase Contrast. Sampled in Bay of Santander. July, 5th 2017.

Diagnostic features
Goette´s larva are four-lobed and two-eyed.

This specimen has only one eyes.


Girard 1854

Girard (1853)


Girard, C. (1853). Researchs upon nemerteans and planarians. I Embryonic development of Planocera elliptica. J Acad Nat Sci Philadelphia 2. (see Pl. III).
Martín-Durán, J.M. & Egger, B. (2012). Developmental diversity in free-living flatworms. EvoDevo, 3:7. (see Figure 3).

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