Phyllosoma


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Phyl`lo`so´ma


n.1.(Zool.) 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.
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A time series of California spiny lobster (Panulirus interruptus) phyllosoma from 1951 to 2008 links abundance to warm oceanographic conditions in southern California.
Natural crossbreeding between sympatric species of the Phyllosoma complex (Insecta: Hemiptera: Reduviidae) indicate the existence of only one species with morphologic and genetic variations.
Biochemical composition during growth and starvation of early larval stages of cultured spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma.
2006b) found intraspecific and intra-individual variation in appendage structures (the subexopodal spines) in the phyllosoma of P.
These techniques were used to identify phyllosoma larvae collected outside the Gulf of California.
We anticipate addressing host relationships in other Triatoma such as the phyllosoma group, the most important complex of vector species of Chagas disease in Mexico and for which host relationships are all but unknown (7).
1992b, Briones-Fourzan & Lozano-Alvarez 1992), and the densities of first-stage phyllosoma are also the highest during this season (Munoz-Garcia et al.
Spatial and temporal distribution of the phyllosoma of the spiny lobster, Panulirus marginatus, in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Digestive enzyme profiles reveal digestive capacity and potential energy sources in fed and starved spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma larvae.
Lipid is also a major source of energy in phyllosoma larvae with polar lipids and polyunsaturated fatty acids particularly important (Nelson et al.
Morphological and biochemical characteristics of phyllosoma after photothermal manipulation of reproduction in broodstock of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii.
ABSTRACT Total lipid, lipid class, and fatty acid analyses were conducted on fed and starved stage I and II phyllosoma of the western rock lobster Panulirus cygnus.