RICHNESS AND PALAEO-ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BENTHIC OSTRACODA (CRUSTACEA) FROM THE OCEANIC ISLAND OF TRINDADE AND ROCAS ATOLL, BRAZIL

@article{Coimbra2012RICHNESSAP,
  title={RICHNESS AND PALAEO-ZOOGEOGRAPHICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE BENTHIC OSTRACODA (CRUSTACEA) FROM THE OCEANIC ISLAND OF TRINDADE AND ROCAS ATOLL, BRAZIL},
  author={J. Coimbra and A. Carre{\~n}o},
  journal={Revista Brasileira De Paleontologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={15},
  pages={189-202}
}
  • J. Coimbra, A. Carreño
  • Published 2012
  • Biology
  • Revista Brasileira De Paleontologia
  • Twenty-one ostracode species from Trindade Island and 23 species from Rocas Atoll are herein recorded. The collective fauna shows low richness and low abundance compared with other oceanic islands. Nevertheless, the presence of tropical pandemic species such as Kotarocythere inconspicua (Brady) and Triebelina sertata Triebel, of the almost exclusively Pacific genus Australimoosella, the Atlanto-Caribbean taxa such as Glyptobairdia coronata (Brady) and Caudites obliquecostatus Bold, together… CONTINUE READING
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