mastigopus stage
Larval stage in development of some decapods equivalent to adult of Leucifer [McLaughlin, 1980].
Larval stage in ontogeny of some decapods equivalent to permanent adult form of Leucifer (penaeid) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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