Preface: The phylogeny, fossil record and ecological diversity of ostracod crustaceans

@article{Ikeya2004PrefaceTP,
  title={Preface: The phylogeny, fossil record and ecological diversity of ostracod crustaceans},
  author={Noriyuki Ikeya and Akira Tsukagoshi and David J. Horne},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={538},
  pages={vii-xiii}
}
After more than two centuries of research, more than 65,000 living and fossil ostracod species have been described and studied, yet much remains to be learned about this ancient, widespread and diverse group of bivalved arthropods. Their higher classification and phylogeny are subjects of vigorous debate, as is their position in the broader picture of crustacean phylogeny. At the same time, major advances in our understanding of ostracod lineages and their relationships are resulting from the… 

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