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ostracod

a small, aquatic, bivalved crustacean of the subclass Ostracoda. The calcified shells of ostracods form important indicators in palaeontology and are important in palaeoclimatological studies as they are sensitive to differing concentrations of dissolved materials.
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The middle to upper Katian interval (Nabala, Vormsi and Pirgu RSs) comprises a rather diverse ostracode assemblage (Fig.
The abundance of genera Candona was low, but other two ostracode taxa abundance (Candona and Cyclocypris) maintained increasing trends in zone II a.
3]/s) (Lower relative to failed) Cold Water 10 to 15 Species * Lower Macroinvertebrate (Higher Numbers) HMFEI Scores, Taxa EPT Taxa and Ostracode # Percent Canopy 40 to 55 Percent (H) Cover Headwater (4.
2010a,b,c, 2011b) recently conducted studies on the freshwater ostracode fauna of the Yucatan Peninsula and surrounding areas.
PALEOBIOGEOGRAPHICAL AND PLATE TECTONIC SIGNIFICANCE OF LATE CRETACEOUS OSTRACODES (CRUSTACEANS) FROM CHIAPAS, MEXICO: A PRELIMINARY REPORT.
Here we document, using regular and high-speed video, the swimming stroke of the cypridoidean ostracode Cypridopsis vidua (Muller 1776).
The 5 mm ostracode, whose descendants still live in the sea, was buried under volcanic ash 425 million years ago.
Benson 1976, 1983 in ostracode lineages; Chapman and Brett-Surman 1990 in dinosaurs; Laurin and David 1990a in brachiopods) as well as in elucidating processes involving ontogeny (e.
Velatomorpha, a new healdioidean ostracode genus from the early Pennsylvanian Joggins Formation, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Non-marine ostracode species display diverse lifestyles.