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Main Title Micromorphology of Neogastropod Egg Capsules.
Author D'Asaro, C. N. ;
CORP Author University of West Florida, Pensacola. Dept. of Biology.;Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Publisher c1988
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-R-811649; EPA/600/J-88/373;
Stock Number PB90-100538
Additional Subjects Morphology ; Mollusca ; Eggs ; Microscopy ; Taxonomy ; Laminates ; Staining ; Structural analysis ; Marine biology ; Microstructure ; Encapsulating ; Reprints ; Species diversity
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Abstract Egg capsule micromorphology of eight species of neogastropods (Chicoreus florifer dilectus, Phyllonotus pomum, Cantharus multangulus, C. cancellarius, Conus floridanus floridensis, C. jaspideus stearnsi, Granulina ovuliformis, and Marginella aureocincta) was studied with light microscopy by examining very thick, toluidine blue stained sections. Laminae exposed by fracturing the sections, and their reactions to the stain provided the characters used to describe micromorphology. The results showed that muricaceans and buccinaceans have complex but microstructurally similar egg capsules, while conids and marginellids have egg capsules with taxonomically distinct microstructural characteristics.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in The Nautilus 102, n4 p134-148 1988. Sponsored by Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Micromorphology of Neogastropod Egg Capsules.
Category Codes 47D; 57K; 57Z
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/04
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Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 932616386
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