Antw: [Annelida] help!unknown objects
(by Dieter.Fiege from senckenberg.de)
Fri Apr 17 02:26:12 EST 2009
to me these appear to be very small fragments of the periderm of a
young scyphopolyp of the Coronata, perhaps of the genus Stephanoscyphus
or Nausithoe or similar.
Have a look at the "Kästner", Lehrbuch der Speziellen Zoologie, Vol.
I, Part 2, p. 66 or at the following references:
http://dpc.uba.uva.nl/ctz/vol74/nr01/art08 see Fig. 9
Hope this helps.
Dr. Dieter Fiege
Curator for Marine Invertebrates (Polychaeta)
Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum
ph: +49-(0)69-7542 1265
>>> Lisa Grubb <lisa from seasurvey.co.uk> 04/16/09 11:41 >>>
These pictures were taking of a silk from the continuous plankton
recorder at the MBA - can anyone help with what it is?
Is it could be a cast from a polychete? Probably not but I am
Size of the mesh - holes inside are 280 microns, one picture you can
the mesh, the other is zoomed in so the mesh is a frame round the
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