cephalotrocha larva


cephalotrocha larva
(PLATYHELMINTHES: Turbellaria)
A polyclad turbellarian resembling a trochophore-like stage, but distinguished from the trochophore by the possession of one preoral and one postoral ciliated band; a young Muller\'s larva.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Cephalotrocha — Ceph a*lot ro*cha, n. [NL., fr. Gr. kefalh head + ? wheel.] (Zo[ o]l.) A kind of annelid larva with a circle of cilia around the head. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muller's larva — (PLATYHELMINTHES: Turbellaria) In Polycladida, larva possessing eight posteriorly directed postoral lobes; see cephalotrocha larva …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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