• Ostracod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostracod Ostracods, or ostracodes, are a class of the Crustacea (class Ostracoda), sometimes known as seed shrimp. Some 70,000 species (only 13,000 of which are extant) have ...
  • Ostracods - UCL

    www.ucl.ac.uk/GeolSci/micropal/ostracod.html Introduction: Ostracods are by far the most complex organisms studied within the field of micropalaeontology. They are Metazoa and belong to the Phylum Arthropoda (as ...
  • Introduction to Ostracoda - UCMP

    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/arthropoda/crustacea/maxillopoda/ostracoda.html Introduction to the Ostracoda ... Ostracods shed the carapace with each molt, whereas the conchostracans simply add material to the carapace as they grow.
    • Ostracods | The Skeptical Aquarist

      www.skepticalaquarist.com/ostracods Ostracods ("seed shrimp") are minute crustaceans, usually less than 1mm across., that can completely withdraw into their hinged protective carapaces, so hard that ...
    • Ostracod | Define Ostracod at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/ostracod Examples from the Web for ostracod Expand Historical Examples Like the ostracod, the adult cirriped bears little external resemblance to the trilobite. The Appendages ...
    • Ostracod - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostracod Ostracods are a class of the Crustacea. They are often called seed shrimps because of their appearance. Some 65,000 species (13,000 of which are living) have been ...
    • BBC Nature - Fish filmed spitting ostracod 'fireworks'

      www.bbc.co.uk/nature/28838200 One of nature's most dazzling underwater displays, bioluminescence, has been captured as a form of self-defence by a BBC film crew. Ostracods are one of ...