Marine invertebrate larvae are incredibly diverse.
They have all sorts of unique features—tentacles, lobes, bands of cilia, shells, bristle hairs, etc.—which they use to capture food, to swim, to protect themselves from predators.
Their morphology is functional. But also beautiful.
That’s why I was excited to discover these larval stickers made by Dexter Davis:
They represent the larval diversity very well and are cutely drawn. A great biology-inspired design.
Now my laptop lid is filled with my favorite larvae: