Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Archipelago of São Pedro and São Paulo, Equatorial Atlantic, with emphasis on a new Hemicytheridae genus

  title={Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Archipelago of S{\~a}o Pedro and S{\~a}o Paulo, Equatorial Atlantic, with emphasis on a new Hemicytheridae genus},
  author={J. Coimbra and Silvia Regina Bottezini and Cl{\'a}udia Pinto Machado},
  journal={Iheringia Serie Zoologia},
  • J. Coimbra, Silvia Regina Bottezini, Cláudia Pinto Machado
  • Published 2013
  • Biology
  • Iheringia Serie Zoologia
  • The present study is a further contribution to the systematic knowledge of the shallow water marine ostracodes from the Brazilian oceanic islands. A total of 14 species belonging to 10 genera and eight families is herein identified. One new genus and species are described and illustrated: Berguecythere insularis gen. nov., sp. nov. In addition to this new taxon, the abundant species Loxocorniculum tricornatum Krutak, 1971, widely distributed in recent sediments in the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean… CONTINUE READING
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