International Journal of Zoology / 2015 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

Larval Development of the European Lobster and How Small Heterochronic Shifts Lead to a More Pronounced Metamorphosis

Figure 8

Thoracopods 5 and 6 of larval stages (II) to (IV) of Homarus gammarus. Right appendage in anterior (left) and posterior (right) view, besides (IV) thoracopod 5, (III) thoracopod 6, and (IV) thoracopod 6, which are left ones flipped. Labeling only given in one instance due to the similarity of the structures throughout all stages. ba = basipod; cx = coxa; en = endopod; ex = exopod; ve = vestigial exopod.