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Definition of the noun ostracoda

What does ostracoda mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. seed shrimps
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of Ostracoda: subclass Ostracoda
    • more generic word: class = a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
    • member of: class Crustacea / Crustacea = class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods
    • member: mussel shrimp / seed shrimp / ostracod = tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell

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Google previewThe Monthly Microscopical Journal (1872)

Transactions of the Royal Microscopical Society, and Record of Histological Research at Home and Abroad

As remarked by the author, " the geographical and bathymetrical distribution of the Ostracoda is a matter of the greatest interest as illustrating the probable condition under which the various fossiliferous strata have been deposited." The Blind ...

Google previewThe Call of Everest (2013)

The History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Peak by Conrad Anker

Ostracoda is a class of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science (2004)

by John Gunn

Ostracoda is a widely distributed taxon in subterranean waters, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research, pp. 205–224.American Geophysical Union. Coralline Sr/Ca Paleothermometry Temperature Calibrations Of Sr/Ca In Corals The variability of skeletal Sr/Ca in hermatypic coral skeletons ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

The Class Ostracoda is subdivided into two subclasses, the Myodocopa andthe Podocopa. Themyodocopans are all marine.The podocopans are dividedinto three orders:the exclusively marine Platycopida, the ubiquitous Podocopida (the ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Natural History

Ostracoda. The Ostracoda...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Caves (2012)

by William B. White, David C. Culver

Ostracoda. Ostracods are small (usually...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

many crustaceans (Cladocera, Ostracoda, Copepoda ); fish larvae; etc.

Google previewDictionary of Mathematical Geosciences (2017)

With Historical Notes by Richard J. Howarth

Quantitative re-evaluation of ecology and distribution of recent Foraminif- era and Ostracoda of Todos Santos Bay, Baja California, Mexico. The University of Kansas Palaeontological Contributions. Paper 10, Lawrence, KS, The University of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments (2008)

by Vivien Gornitz

The Ostracoda: Applications in Quaternary Research. Washington, USA: American Geophysical Union, pp. 279-299. Dwyer, G.S., and Cronin, T.M., 2001. Ostracode shell chemistry as a paleosalinity proxy in Florida Bay. In Wardlaw, B. ( ed.) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Ostracoda class of the subphylum →Crustacea (phylum →Arthropoda) Musselshrimps. Small (a few mm) shrimplike crustaceans, with a calcified → carapace in two valves completely enclosing the body. They occur in freshwater and all marine ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

osteoderm Osteoglossidae Osteoglossiformes Osteoglossomorpha Osteostraci ostium ostraciiform swimming Ostracion lentiginosum Ostraciontidae Ostracoda Ostracodermi ostracoderms ostracum Ostreina ostrich Otariidae otic otic capsule ...

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Ostracoda: Retibythere (Bathybythere) scaberrima

Bythocytheridae Sars 1926
Bythoceratina scaberrima (Brady, 1886) (synonym)
Locality: Gulf of Cadiz, upper slope

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