, Volume 99, Issue 1, pp 23–27 | Cite as

Embryogenesis and organogenesis in the intertidal gastropod Thais bufo (Lamarck)

  • R. C. Rajalakshmi Bhanu
  • K. Shyamasundari
  • K. Hanumantha Rao


The morphology of the egg capsule of Thais bufo is given. Embryogenesis is described from maturation divisions through the torsional stages. Organogenesis of organ systems has been followed through the first planktotrophic veliger stage.


Thais bufo embryogenesis organogenesis 


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© Dr W. Junk Publishers 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Rajalakshmi Bhanu
    • 1
  • K. Shyamasundari
    • 1
  • K. Hanumantha Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyAndhra UniversityWaltairIndia

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