Neomonoceratina iniqua   (Brady,  1868) (Ostracod)
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Class: Ostracoda

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a: Left valve (internal view); Left valve (External view)

It possesses irregular reticulate surface ornamentation consisting of thin muri and polygonal fossae, a veertical median sulcus and has a ventrolateral rib terminating posteriorly to form a sharp but simple spine.

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Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine, Sandy, Coastal


• Kerala, Kumbla INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Hosdurg INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Payyannur INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Mattul INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Kannur INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Kumbla INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Bekal INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Neeleshwaram INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Payyannur INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Payangoti INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Coast INDIA
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Mandvi beach INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1998)
• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 79.31) INDIA (Depth: 1-12 mts)
• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.58) INDIA (Depth: 1-12 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 79.316667) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Rameswaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996) (Depth: 7-55 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996) (Depth: 7-55 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Gopalakrishna, K; Shabi, B and Bilwa, LM (2008) Distribution of ostracode assemblages along the nearshore and offshore areas of Malabar coast, Kerala (west coast of India) Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 37(3) 298-306 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Australian Faunal Directory Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), Canberra Available at -
  • Vaidya, AS and Mannikeri, MS (1994) Faunal affinity and zoogeography of recent marine ostracoda from Karwar, West Coast of India Current Science 67(9&10) 735-738 Available at -
  • Hussain, SM and Mohan, SP (2001) Distribution of recent benthic Ostracoda in Adyar river estuary, east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 30 53-56 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Sridhar, SGD; Hussain, SM; Kumar, V and Periakali, P (2002) Recent benthic ostracoda from Palk Bay, off Rameswaram, southeast coast of India Journal Of The Palaeontological Society Of India The Palaeontological Society Of India 47 17-39 Available at -
  • Hussain, SM; Ganesan, P; Ravi, G; Mohan, SP and Sridhar, SGD (2007) Distribution of Ostracoda in marine and marginal marine habitats off Tamil Nadu and adjoining areas, southern east coast of India and Andaman Islands: Environmental implications Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR 36(4) 369-377 Available at -
  • Hussain, SM; Ravi, G; Mohan; SP and Rao, NR (2004) Recent benthic ostracoda from the inner shelf off Chennai, southeast coast of India – Implication on microenvironments Environmental Micropaleontology, Microbiology and Meiobenthology International Society for Environmental Microbiology, Micropaleontology, and Meiobenthology 1 105-121 Available at -

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