A trochophore is a type of free-swimming planktonic marine larva with several
bands of cilia. By moving their cilia rapidly, a water eddy is created. In this way ...
Trochophore, also called trochosphere, small, translucent, free-swimming larva
characteristic of marine annelids and most groups of mollusks. Trochophores are
The small, free-swimming, ciliated aquatic larva of various invertebrates,
including certain mollusks and annelids. [Greek trokhos, wheel (from trekhein, to
run) + ...
a free-swimming ciliated larva of several invertebrate groups, including many
marine annelid worms, mollusks, brachiopods, and nemerteans. Origin of ...
In the life history of Nereis trochophore larva is seen. It is an unsegmented, small
ciliated larva. It has a broad anterior end and a narrow posterior end.
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Nov 11, 2012 ... STRUCTURE OF TROCHOPHORE LARVA Life cycle of many Polychaetes (
Annelids) includes a free swimming trochophore larva. This larva is ...
They share a distant common ancestor with the annelid worms, an evolutionary
heritage suggested by their larval form, called a trochophore larva, found in all ...
«Trochophore» is a term used in a strict sense for larvae having an opposed-
band method of feeding, involving a prototroch and metatroch. Other ciliary
Trochophore larvae have a characteristic mode of feeding, where small particles
... As trochophore larvae metamorphose, they gradually lose larval structures ...