Evolutionary Biology and Ecology of Ostracoda: Theme 3 of by Roger K. Butlin, Paolo Menozzi (auth.), David J. Horne, Koen

By Roger K. Butlin, Paolo Menozzi (auth.), David J. Horne, Koen Martens (eds.)

Ostracoda (Crustacea) are most likely very good version organisms for evolutionary experiences, simply because they mix an in depth fossil list with a large fresh distribution and for that reason enable reports on either styles and procedures resulting in extant variety. the most clinical domain names contributing theories, strategies, and information to evolutionary biology are morphology (including ontogeny), palaeontology, genetics, and ecology, and to all of those features ostracods can give a contribution. this is often essentially illustrated through the fifteen papers offered less than subject matter three of the thirteenth overseas Symposium on Ostracoda (Chatham, united kingdom) in 1997 that are grouped within the current lawsuits, considered one of 3 volumes due to this assembly. The contributions care for the evolution of either extant and fossil types (including lots of the Phanaerozoic), ecology of either marine and freshwater taxa, and (developmental) morphology of either delicate elements and valves. even if the canvas is huge, every one paper basically indicates how reviews on Ostracoda should be suitable to normal concept on evolutionary biology and ecology.

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Crustacea no. 9: 13-25. Schornikov, E. , 1974. On the study of Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the intertidal zone of the Kuril Islands. , Far East Science Center, Institute of Marine Biology, I Flora and fauna in the intertidal zone of the Kuril Islands. Nauka, Novosibirsk: 137-214 (in Russian). Schram, F. , 1986. Crustacea. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England: 606 pp. , 1976. Das Chitinskelett der Podocopida und die Frange der Metamerie dieser Gruppe. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Hamburg: 167 pp.

18 Figure 3. Complete animals and trunk regions of females of Leptocytheridae (A and B) and Cytheridae (C and D). (A) and (B) Callistocythere setouchiensis Okubo, 1979, from Loc. 4 (A) right lateral view of carapace, UMUT RA 27569; (B) dorsal view of trunk region, UMUT RA 27570). The eleventh, most anterior segment (Til) can be observed in B. (C) and (D) Cythere sanrikuensis Tsukagoshi & Ikeya, 1987 from Loc. I (C) dorsal view of trunk part, UMUT RA 27571; (D) right lateral view of carapace, UMUT RA 27572).

Previous work on ostracod ontogeny most often dealt with species of the family Cyprididae, but generally provided only fragmentary data. The present paper aims to complement this by providing an ontogenetic study of the carapace and of detailed chaetotaxy of the limbs of a complete series of juvenile stages (from stage one onwards) of the cypridid ostracod, Eucypris virens. Furthermore, this paper also aims to determine the homology and origin of the fifth appendage of (Podocopina) ostracods. , 1989; Meisch, 1996).

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