vermigon
A motile, multicellular, vermiform larval stage injected by a kentrogon larva into the host. (Syn. vermiform instar) [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • rootlet — Long, branching hollow processes of vermigon larvae that penetrate the host s body and draw nutrients from the hemocoel [Brusca and Brusca, 2002] …   Crustacea glossary

  • stylet — See: caudal ramus [Martin, 2005]. Hollow cuticular structure of the kentrogon larva used for injecting a motile, multicellular, vermiform larval stage (called the vermigon or vermiform instar) into the host [Brusca and Brusca, 2002]. See: caudal… …   Crustacea glossary

  • vermiform instar — See: vermigon [Brusca and Brusca, 2002] …   Crustacea glossary

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