Hoplitomella larva of Porifera

Porifera: Demospongiae: Tetractinellida: Thoosidae

Hoplitomella is the larva of the species of the genera Alectona  and Thoosa.

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



Maldonado & Bergquist 2002

Maldonado & Bergquist (2002)


Topsent (1904)


Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr.Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 19).
Maldonado, M. & Bergquist, P.R. (2002). Phylum Porifera. Chapter 2, Atlas of Marine Invertebrate larvae. Young, C.M., Sewell, M.A., & Rice, M.E. (eds). Academic Press. San Diego, CA. (see Fig. 2.10,G-I).
Topsent, E. (1904). Spongiaires des Acores. Résultats des Campagnes Scientifiques accomplies sur son yatch par Albert I. Fascicule XXV. Monaco. (see Pl. XI).

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