Loxoconcha mandviensis   Jain,  1978 (Ostracod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Ostracoda
Order:Podocopida
Family:Loxoconchidae

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a: Right valve (external view); b: sieve type normal pores

Description
It is characterized by the concentrically arranged reticules, conspicuous smooth posterior margin, wide inner lamella both anteriorly and posteriorly, and sieve-type normal pores, and straight and simple radial pore canals.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA
• Gujarat, Mandvi beach INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 80.26) INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Karikkattukuppam Coast (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 80.4) INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• 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 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)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • Hussain, SM; Krishnamurthy, R; Gandhi, SM; Ilayaraja, K; Ganesan, P and Mohan, SP (2006) Micropalaeontological investigations on tsunamigenic sediments of Andaman Islands Current Science Current Science Association and Indian Academy of Sciences 91(12) 1655-1667 Available at - http://www.iisc.ernet.in/currsci/dec252006/1655.pdf
  • 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; 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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