Ostracoda


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Noun1.Ostracoda - seed shrimpsOstracoda - seed shrimps        
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
mussel shrimp, ostracod, seed shrimp - tiny marine and freshwater crustaceans with a shrimp-like body enclosed in a bivalve shell
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Four major meiofaunal taxa were recorded in mangrove sediments: Nematoda, Copepoda, Ostracoda and Acari.
On two new species of the genus Vestalenula Rossetti and Martens, 1998 (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Darwinulidae) from semi-terrestrial habitats in Sao Paulo State (Brazil).
Six major meiofaunal taxa were recorded in the two sampled months: Nematoda, Copepoda, Polychaeta, Ostracoda, Acari and Tanaidacea.
1994) Localities and assemblages Gorbachevo Andreyevka-2 Conodonti - - Ostracoda - Aparchites globulus, Aparchitellina sp.
1% Coleoptera larvae NA NA Terrestrial NA NA invertebrates Hemiptera insects NA NA Ostracoda NA NA Plecoptera larvae NA NA Hiodon spp.
Twenty four facies have been identified including six siliciclastic lithofacies belong to oxygenated coastal belt-tidal flat consists of 1-Gcm lithofacies as beach channel fill 2-3-two sandstone lithofacies belongs to shoreface and offshore transition 4-siltstone lithofacies belongs to offshore and supratidal 5-6-two shale lithofacies consist of shale devoid of fossils belongs to supratidal and shale with foraminifera belongs to shallow open marine, one evaporative lithofacies belongs to saline, seventeen carbonate faciesfrom sea toward land consist of nine facies most of them micritic belong to open marine, two grain stone facies belong to barrier, five miliolid, ostracoda and peloid facies belong to lagoon and one marl with no fossils facies belongs to supratidal.
Among the holoplankton; copepoda, appendicularia, chaetognatha, doliolida, medusae, pteropoda, salpidae and siphonophora were encountered in every season, amphipoda was encountered in spring and winter, cumacea was encountered in winter, foraminifera was encountered in summer, autumn and winter, heteropoda and ostracoda was encountered in spring, autumn and winter, and radiolaria was encountered in spring and winter.