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Table 1 Examples for studies on late embryonic and larval organogenesis in representatives of Decapoda and other selected Malacostraca including methodological approaches

From: Methods to study organogenesis in decapod crustacean larvae. I. larval rearing, preparation, and fixation

General external morphology
Compendia with line drawings based on LiMi [12, 60,61,62]
Hippolyte inermis clsm, SEM [108]
Carcinus maenas µCT, 3D [35]
Portunus acuminatus SEM [32]
Xantho poressa, Xantho pilipes SEM [109]
Gnathophyllum elegans SEM [110]
Periclimenes amethysteus SEM [111]
Several Anomura EF, LiMi [112]
Several Stomatopoda EF [113]
Several Polychelida EF [114]
Hippidae EF [115]
General anatomy
Hippolyte inermis clsm, SEM [108]
Cancer anthonyi PH [116]
Portunus trituberculatus PH [117]
Carcinus maenas µCT, 3D [35]
Maja brachydactyla µCT, 3D [92]
Mouthparts and digestive tract
Several Anomura EF, LiMi [112]
Maja brachydactyla µCT, PH, SEM, TEM [118, 119]
Hyas araneus STH, TEM [84, 120]
Scylla olivacea PH [121]
Scylla serrata PH [122,123,124]
Ucides cordatus PH [125]
Dyspanopeus sayi SEM, LiMi [126]
Sesarma curacaoense PH [127]
Several Brachyura SEM [128]
Ranina ranina PH [129]
Menippe mercenaria SEM [130]
Paralithodes camtschaticus PH [131]
Homarus americanus TEM, SEM, STH [97, 130, 132]
Astacus astacus, Procambarus fallax f. virginalis SEM, TEM, PH [133, 134]
Jasus edwardsii SEM [135]
Macrobrachium amazonicum SEM [136]
Palaemon elegans SEM, TEM [34, 136]
Lysmata amboinensis PH, SEM [137]
Porcellio scaber STH, SEM, TEM [138]
Osmoregulatory epithelia
Carcinus maenas IHC, SEM [139], LiMi [140]
Eriocheir sinensis IHC [141]
Callianassa jamaicense TEM [142]
Astacus leptodactylus IHC, PP, SEM [143]
Several Brachyura and Anomala LiMi [140]
Homarus americanus IHC, TEM [144]
Palaemontes argentinus IHC, PH [145, 146]
Litopenaeus stylirostris IHC, STH [147]
Crangon crangon IHC, SEM, STH [148]
Antennal glands
Astacus leptodactylus SEM, TEM, IHC [149, 150]
Homarus gammarus IHC [151]
Macrobrachium amazonicum IHC, PP [152, 153]
Palaemontes argentinus IHC, PP [146]
Integument and tegumental glands
Hyas araneus STH [120]
Sesarma haematocheir TEM [154]
Multiple species STH, TEM [155]
Y organ
Cancer anthonyi STH [156]
Hyas araneus STH [120]
Muscle
Several decapod species IHC [157]
Homarus americanus IHC [158]
Idothea báltica IHC [159]
Sensory dorsal organ
Several decapod species SEM [160]
Eyestalk neuroendocrine centres
Cancer anthonyi STH [156]
Homarus gammarus STH, IHC [161, 162]
Compound eyes
Several species STH, PM, TEM [163, 164]
Carcinus maenas STH, PM [30]
Hemigrapsus sanguineus STH [165]
Rhithropanopeus harrisii STH [165]
Various Anomala STH [166]
Panulirus longipes TEM [167]
Procambarus clarkii STH, TEM [168]
Alima pacifica 3D, osmium-ethyl gallate staining [169]
Aesthetascs
Carcinus maenas SEM, TEM [170]
Cherax destructor SEM, LiMi [171]
Structure of the larval CNS and neurogenesis Embryonic neurogenesis was recently reviewed [172,173,174] and will not be considered here
Carcinus maenas STH, µCT, 3D, IHC [175,176,177,178]
Hyas araneus IHC, PM, STH [179,180,181,182,183]
Pachygrapsus marmoratus STH, 3D [184]
Porcellana platycheles STH, 3D [184]
Cherax destructor PM [171, 185, 186]
Homarus americanus STH, PM, IHC [183, 186,187,188,189,190,191,192]
Homarus gammarus STH, TEM, IHC [161, 162]
Hippolyte inermis STH, 3D [184]
  1. clsm: confocal laser-scan microscopy; EF: epifluorescence, IHC: immunohistochemistry; LiMi: light microscopy of external morphology; µCT: X-ray microscopy; PH: paraffin histology; PM: proliferation markers; SEM: scanning electron microscopy; STH: semithin histology; TEM: transmission electron microscopy; 3D: 3D reconstruction