phyllosoma


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phyllosoma

[‚fil·ə′sō·mə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A flat, transparent, long-legged larval stage of various spiny lobsters.
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Effect of starvation on the first larvae of Homarus americanus (Decapoda, Nephropidae) and phyllosomas of Jasus verreauxi and J.
In the laboratory, phyllosoma larvae moulted eight times comprising five larval stages considering the developmental criteria of description adopted by the authors in previous studies, Inoue (1978, 1981) for P.
We anticipate addressing host relationships in other Triatoma such as the phyllosoma group, the most important complex of vector species of Chagas disease in Mexico and for which host relationships are all but unknown (7).
Ecological investigations of the late-stage phyllosoma and puerulus larvae of the Western Rock lobster Panulirus longipes cygnus.
Effect of water temperature on the development and energetics of early, mid and late-stage phyllosoma larvae of spiny lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi.
Among the meroplankton, mollusk and crustacean larvae (nauplii, mysis, zoea and phyllosoma) showed the highest abundances (Fig.
Nearshore distribution of phyllosoma of the two only species (Decapoda, Achelata) present in Robinson Crusoe Island and endemic to the Juan Fernandez Archipelago.
Biochemical composition during growth and starvation of early larval stages of cultured spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma. Comp.
Comparative morphology of the mouthparts and foregut of the final stage phyllosoma, puerulus, and postpuerulus of the rock lobster Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda: Palinuridae).
Spatial and temporal distribution of the phyllosoma of the spiny lobster, Panulirus marginatus, in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Grooming behavior by elongated third maxillipeds of phyllosoma larvae of the smooth fan lobster riding on jellyfishes.