Contributions to Zoology, 86 (3) – 2017

A possible 150 million years old cirripede crustacean nauplius and the phenomenon of giant larvae

Christina Nagler1, Jens T. Høeg2, Carolin Haug3, Joachim T. Haug4

1.  Department of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Großhaderner Straße 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany. E-mail: christina.nagler@palaeo-evo-devo.info

2.  Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

3.  Department of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Großhaderner Straße 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany. GeoBio-Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Richard-Wagner-Straße 10, 80333 Munich, Germany

4.  Department of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Großhaderner Straße 2, 82152 Planegg-Martinsried, Germany. GeoBio-Center, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Richard-Wagner-Straße 10, 80333 Munich,

Keywords: Nauplius,metamorphosis,palaeo-evo-devo,Cirripedia,Solnhofen lithographic limestones