Trochophore larva of spionid worm. Specimen IV

Spionidae Grube, 1850

Annelida: Polychaete: Spionida: Spionidae

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The images were taken on four levels of focus.
40x Plan Fluor / 100x Plan Fluor. DIC / Phase Contrast. Sampled in Bay of Santander. July, 5th 2017.

 

 

 

Plate & HUsemann 1994

Plate  & Husemann (1994).

 

References
Blake, J.A. & Arnofsky, P.L. (1999). Reproduction and larval development of the spioniform Polychaeta with application to systematics and phylogeny. Hydrobiologia 402: 57-106.
Claparède, E. & Mecznikonw, E. (1869). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Entwicklungsgeschichte der Chaetopoden. Zeitschrift für Wissenschaftliche Zoologie. Verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann. Leipzig. (see Taf. XII).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 45).
Plate, S. & Husemann, E. (1994). Identification guide to the planktonic polychaete larvae around the island of Helgoland (German Bight). Helgoländer Meeresunters, 48, 1-58.

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