Origin of the Ostracoda and their maxillopodan and hexapodan affinities

There are Cambrian fossils attributed to the Ostracoda but the extant subclasses Podocopa and Myodocopa do not appear until the Ordovician. At this time the morphologically similar, free-living ancestors of the now sedentary Thecostraca (Ascothoracida, Acrothoracica and Cirripedia) may have still be...

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Published in:Hydrobiologia : The International Journal of Aquatic Sciences, Vol. 538, No. 1/3 (2005), p. 1-21
Main Author: Newman, A.
Format: electronic Article
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