- mysis stage
- Larval stage in penaeoidean development equivalent to zoeal stage of Nephropoidea. (Syn. schizopod larva) [McLaughlin, 1980].Post-cypris larval stage in ontogeny of most crustaceans, characterized by presence of biramous limbs on all thoracic somites. (Syn. schizopod larva) [Moore and McCormick, 1969].The third in a series of free-swimming larval stages of penaeid shrimps [Bliss, 1982].
Crustacea glossary. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. 2011.
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mysis stage — noun see mysis 2 … Useful english dictionary
mysis stage — (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) In Decapoda, a larval stage in which only the thoracopods are used in swimming and the compound eye is stalked; schizopod larva; see zoea … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
mysis — (Order Decapoda): Zoea. (Syn. mysis stage, schizopod larva) [Stachowitsch, 1992] … Crustacea glossary
mysis Larva — Advanced zoeal stage of some malacostracans [Brusca and Brusca, 2002] … Crustacea glossary
zoea stage — Larval stage in ontogeny of various malacostracans but unknown in some [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. The free swimming larval stage of anomuran or brachyuran (true) crabs; corresponds to the mysis stage of a penaeid shrimp [Bliss, 1982] … Crustacea glossary
first-stage lobster — The first of three free swimming larval stages of a true lobster; corresponds to the mysis stage of a penaeid shrimp [Bliss, 1982] … Crustacea glossary
Prawn — For other uses, see Prawn (disambiguation). Dendrobranchiata Temporal range: Famennian–Recent … Wikipedia
schizopod larva — Ontogenetic stage characterized by presence biramous limbs on all thoracic somites. (Syn. mysis stage) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. See: mysis stage [McLaughlin, 1980]. (Order Decapoda): Mysis [Stachowitsch, 1992] … Crustacea glossary
phyllosoma — Early schizopod larval stage in ontogeny of palinurid and scyllarid lobsters [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Larval stage in development of palinuroidean decapods [McLaughlin, 1980]. Pelagic larva of Palinura, develops eventually into peurulus stage … Crustacea glossary
Crustacean — Crustacea Temporal range: 511–0 Ma … Wikipedia