Contributions to Zoology, 68 (3) -.. (1999)

Scanning electron microscopy of acrothoracican cypris larvae (Crustacea, Thecostraca, Cirripedia, Acrothoracica, Lithoglyptidae)

Gregory A. Kolbasov , Jens T. Hoeg , Alexei S. Elfimov

Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Moscow State University, Moscow 119899, Russia;

Corresponding author. Department of Zoomorphology, Zoology Institute, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, DK-2100, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Keywords: Cirripedia, Acrothoracica, Ascothoracida, cypris larva, morphology, lattice organ, SEM, phylogenetic relationships, larval characters