Propontocypris (Propontocypris) crocata   Maddocks,  1969 (Ostracod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Ostracoda
Order:Podocopida
Family:Pontocyprididae

Image copyrights: The Palaeontological Society Of India

Description
It is characterized by the triangular lateral outline of the carapaces, its acuminate and pointed posterior end and the smooth surface having numerous pores.


Synonym (s)
Propontocypris crocata Maddocks, 1969

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.58) INDIA (Depth: 1-12 mts)
• Palk Bay, Off Rameswaram (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 79.31) 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 (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 80.266667) INDIA (Record: 10/1995, 01/1996, 04/1996, 07/1996) (Depth: 7-55 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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