Definition of Phyllosoma. Meaning of Phyllosoma. Synonyms of Phyllosoma

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Definition of Phyllosoma

Phyllosoma
Phyllosoma Phyl`lo*so"ma, n. [NL. See Phyllo-, and -some body.] (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the spiny lobsters (Palinurus and allied genera). Its body is remarkably thin, flat, and transparent; the legs are very long. Called also glass-crab, and glass-shrimp.
Phyllosoma
Glass-crab Glass"-crab`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The larval state (Phyllosoma) of the genus Palinurus and allied genera. It is remarkable for its strange outlines, thinness, and transparency. See Phyllosoma.

Meaning of Phyllosoma from wikipedia

- The phyllosoma is the larval stage of spiny, slipper and coral lobsters (Palinuridae, Scyllaridae and Synaxidae), and represents one of the most significant...
- in particular groups, such as the glaucothoe of hermit crabs, or the phyllosoma of slipper lobsters and spiny lobsters. At its most complete, a crustacean's...
- Risso, 1827 Nisto asper Sarato, 1885 Phyllosoma mediterraneum Hope, 1851 Phyllosoma sarniense Lukis, 1835 Phyllosoma parthenopaeum Costa, 1840 Scyllarus...
- united by the great enlargement of the first antennae, by the special "phyllosoma" form of the larva, and by a number of other characters. Achelata contains...
- their eggs, young slipper lobsters p**** through around ten instars as phyllosoma larvae — leaf-like, planktonic zoeae. These ten or so stages last the...
- s****ing dust over their dorsal abdomen, a behavior also observed in T. phyllosoma, T. nigromaculata, Panstrongylus geniculatus, P. megistus and P. herreri...
- the fifth pair, and by a particularly specialized larval phase called phyllosoma. True lobsters have much smaller antennae and claws on the first three...
- Females can carry up to 680,000 eggs, which hatch after 10 w****s into flat phyllosoma larvae. These feed on plankton before the metamorphosis into the juvenile...
- antennae, moults into the first of eleven phyllosoma stages, which swim using their thoracic legs. The last phyllosoma stage may reach a size of 48 mm (1.9 in)...
- of I. ciliatus are the typical phyllosoma larvae found in all slipper lobsters and spiny lobsters. The first phyllosoma is around 3 mm (0.12 in) across...
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