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OSTRACODA Latreille, 1802 (ostracods, mussel shrimps)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

PODOCOPIDA G.O. Sars, 1866 (an order of crustaceans) Order
CYPRIDIDAE Baird, 1845 (a family of mussel shrimps) Family
Unidentified Cyprididae (Unidentified Cypridid Mussel Shrimps) Unidentified
Unidentified Ostracoda (Unidentified Ostracods, Mussel Shrimps)
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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Angel, M.V., 1993 Marine Planktonic Ostracods
Athersuch, J., Horne, D.J. & Whittaker, J.E., 1990 Marine and Brackish Water Ostracods (Superfamilies: Cypridacea and Cytheracea)
Crustacea: Crustacea
Griffiths, H.I. & Holmes, J.A., 2000 Non-marine ostracods & quaternary palaeoenvironments
Henderson, P.A., 1990 Freshwater Ostracoda
Sars, G.O., 1928 An account of the crustacea of Norway - Ostracoda


Hayward, P.J. & Ryland, J.S. (eds), 1996 (common intertidal species) Handbook of the Marine Fauna of North-West Europe

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to OSTRACODA (ostracods, mussel shrimps)

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BioInfo BioInfo ( has 10 feeding and other relationships of OSTRACODA (ostracods, mussel shrimps)

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