Palicus caronii is a small Mediterranean and Atlantic crab.
These drawings were realized for the first description of its planktonic larval development, so far unknown.
Di Muzio G., Mussat Sartor R., Nurra N., Battuello M., Pessani D., Cervella P., Cuesta J.A. (2019). Morphology of planktonic zoeal stages of Palicus caronii (Decapoda, Brachyura), identified by DNA barcoding, provides novelties to Palicoidea larval systematics. Scientific Reports, 9(1) 1-10