Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 18 Issue 2

Histochemical studies of lipids in the vittelogenesis of the hermit crab Clibanarius longitarsus (Anomura: Crustacea).

P. K. Mittal

The L1 bodies containing phospholipids transform into L2, bodies containing phospholipids and triglycerides, the L2 bodies transform into L3 bodies by a gradual attennuation of their medullae into triglyceride spheres. The mitochondria and compound yolk contain phospholipids.

Date : 30-06-1976