Ornatoleberis morkhoveni   Key,  1975 (Ostracod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Ostracoda
Order:Podocopida
Family:Xestoleberididae

Description
It is characterised by a thick valve, ornamented with short ridges and a prominent ear-shaped carina occupying the central and the posteroventral regions.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Neeleshwaram INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Payyannur INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• Kerala, Off Payangoti INDIA (Record: 01/1999)
• 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)

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
  • Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Available at - http://data.gbif.org/species/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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

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