Ostracoda


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Related to Ostracoda: Cladocera
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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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The three most abundant taxa in the NRR were Chironomidae larva (33%), Ostracoda (seed shrimp, 22%), and Hyalella (18%).
This type is characterized by an association of pelagic foraminifera (i.e., Globigerina, Globigerinoides and Globorotalia), small benthic foraminifera (i.e., Ammonia beccarii andNeorotalia viennoti), Ditrupa, ostracoda and small quartz grains.
The order Ostracoda is divided into three suborders (i) Myodocopida (ii) Platycopida and (iii) Podocopida.
The fish consumed 27 food items, grouped into seven food categories: vegetal matter (leaves, roots, stalk and seeds), algae (Bacillariophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Euglenophyceae, Oedogoniaceae, Zygnemaphyceae), detritus (organic and inorganic matter), fish (remains, scales, eggs and fingerlings), microcrustaceans (Cladocera, Copepoda, Rotifera, Ostracoda), macroinvertebrates (Hirudinea and Oligochaeta) and aquatic insects (Diptera and Coleoptera).
A new Middle Ordovician arthropod fauna (Trilobita, Ostracoda, Bradoriida) from the Lashkarak Formation, Eastern Alborz Mountains, northern Iran.
The influence of layers on zoobenthos was clear in Chaoborus (both biomass and abundance) and in the abundance of Sialis and Ostracoda. As to total biomasses or abundances, only total biomass without Chaoborus was significantly connected to layers.
(1997): Multivariate analysis applied to total and living fauna: seasonal ecology of recent benthic ostracoda off the North Cadiz Gulf Coast (SW Spain).
The crustacean fauna include members of the Branchiopoda (clam shrimp, fairy shrimp and tadpole shrimp), Cladocera, Copepoda and Ostracoda, all of which have eggs or larval stages that are resistant to desiccation and extreme temperatures.
1,73 OP 15 Nemertea Nemertinea III 1,63 OP 16 Polychaeta Hesionidae Hesionidae 1,48 OP 17 Crustacea Ostracoda 1,42 IF 18 Polychaeta Syllidae Syllidae 1,11 OP 19 Polychaeta Onuphidae Onuphis sp.
Remains of Ostracoda and some radiolarians were also observed in this facies.