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Lucas, 1844

Zoea [Corystoides chilensis 1, Corystoides chilensis 2, Corystoides chilensis 3]
¥ Number of stages in the zoeal phase: 4.
¥ Morphological characters of first zoea [Table 8 First zoeae of Belliidae]:
Carapace with spinules only on rostral and dorsal spines.
Posterodorsal border of 2nd - 5th abominal somite with 2 setae only.

Megalopa [Corystoides chilensis]
¥ Number of stages in the megalopal phase: 1.
¥ Morphological characters of megalopa [Table 16 Mgp Hymenosomatidae Atelecyclidae Beliidae Portunidae]:
Rostrum short/bilobed.
Carapace with anterolateral spines.
Maxillule (mx1) endopod setation: 2, 2.
Maxilla (mx2) endopod setation: 4.
First maxilliped (mxp1) epipod setation: 8.
Third maxilliped (mxp3) epipod setation: 14.

Larval stages described by Boschi and Scelzo, 1970.

Geographical distribution of adult
Occidental Atlantic: Brazil (Rio de Janeiro to Rio Grande do Sul), Argentina (Patagonia) and Uruguay
Oriental Pacific: Chile.

Depth range of adult
50-30 m.

Corystoides chilensis