Nectochaetes of several varieties are often present in our plankton samples. Preliminary molecular analyses indicate that more than one family is represented in this group.
Pump EPR 2004: Common
The smallest Amphisamytha larvae fall in the size range of the nectochaetes and have a similar number of chaetigers. Nectochaete larvae have a ciliary band behind the head and are generally thinner for their length than Amphisamytha.
Gastropods by Size
Gastropods by Species