Revision of the ostracode genus Fossocytheridea Swain and Brown 1964 : Mesozoic ancestral root for the modern eurytopic Cyprideis Jones

  • Neil E. Tibert, Jean-Paul Colin, +1 author Jean-François Babinot
  • Published 2005
The ostracode genus Fossocytheridea Swain and Brown 1964 is emended herein. A summary of the diagnostic characters include: (1) a median sulcus, (2) a tripartite antimerodont hinge with distinct heart-shaped terminal elements, (3) distinct sexual dimorphism; (4) a narrow inner margin that has 20-28 straight radial pore canals, and (5) variability in the… CONTINUE READING