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Cyphonautes day

The name cyphonautes was created by Ehrenberg (1834), who first saw the tiny creature on Nov. 25, 1832 (Hyman 1959).

Cyphonautes larva of the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea.
Cyphonautes larva of the bryozoan Membranipora membranacea after being fed red micro-algae.

By Bruno C. Vellutini

Evolutionary biologist interested in embryos and larvae of marine invertebrates.

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