Egg Characteristics of Desmodema lorum
Main Ref. Charter, S.R. and H.G. Moser, 1996
Place of Development buoyant (pelagic)
Shape of Egg spherical
Attributes other
Color of Eggs
Color of Oil Globule
Additional Characters Shell surface has small pits or other irregularities (Ref. 36610). Yolk is homogeneous, 2.1-2.3 mm in diameter (Ref. 36610). Chorion is amber to pink; melanophores scattered on yolk; on embryo, anterior to eye, over brain, dorsally on epaxial myomeres, and few ventrally on hypaxial myomeres (Ref. 36610).
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Entered by Luna, Susan M. on 11.17.00
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