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(White, 1843)

Zoea [Peltarion spinulosum, Peltarion spinulosum 1, Peltarion spinulosum 2]
¥ Number of stages in the zoeal phase: 4.
Morphological characters of zoea not described.

Megalopa [Peltarion spinulosum 3]
¥ Number of stages in the megalopal phase: 1.
¥ Morphological characters of megalopa [Table 16 Mgp Hymenosomatidae Atelecyclidae Beliidae Portunidae]:
Rostrum deflected ventrally.
Carapace with spines.
Maxillule (mx1) endopod setation: 4.
Maxilla (mx2) endopod setation: 7.
First maxilliped (mxp1) epipod setation: 14.
Third maxilliped (mxp3) epipod setation: 25.

Larval stages described by Iorio, 1983.

Geographical distribution of adult
Occidental Atlantic: Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul), Argentina (including Patagonia) and Uruguay (Maldonado)
Oriental Pacific: Chile (Punta Arenas).

Depth range of adult
10 - 300 m.

Peltarion spinulosum