glaucothoe
Ontogenetic stage in larval development of pagurid decapods [Moore and McCormick, 1969].
Stage in larval development of hermit crabs, equivalent to megalopa [McLaughlin, 1980].
Term often used to refer to the first postlarval stage in the Anomura [Brusca and Brusca, 2002].
The postlarval stage of an anomuran crab [Bliss, 1982].
(Order Decapoda):
Postlarva [Stachowitsch, 1992].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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