Keijella reticulata   Whatley and Zhao,  1988 (Ostracod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Ostracoda
Order:Podocopida
Family:Trachyleberididae

Description
It is characterized by its large size and reticulate ornamentation, with the reticulation dominated by the longitudinal muri on the median and ventral areas and rather radial muri dorsally. It is elongate in shape and lacks the posteroventral spine.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 80.4) INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 80.26) INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996)
• 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, Tellicherry 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
• 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, Karikkattukuppam Coast INDIA (Depth: 4-40 mts)
• Tamil Nadu, Karikkattukuppam Coast INDIA (Depth: 4-40 mts)
• 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 - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/2052/1/IJMS%2037%283%29%20298-306.pdf
  • The Paleobiology Database Available at - http://paleodb.org/cgi-bin/bridge.pl?user=Guest&action=displayHomePage
  • 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 - http://www.ias.ac.in/j_archive/currsci/67/9/735-738/viewpage.html
  • 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
  • Mohan, SP; Ravi, G; Hussain, SM and Rao, NR (2002) Distribution of recent benthic Ostracoda off Karikkattukuppam (near Chennai), southeast coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR 31(4) 315-320 Available at - http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/4356
  • 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 - palaeontologicalsociety.in/vol47/v2.pdf
  • 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 - nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/68/1/IJMS%2036%284%29%20%282007%29%20369-377.pdf
  • 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 - www.gly.fsu.edu/~parker/JEMMM/Vol_1/jemmm_vol1_7.pdf

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