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Cyprideis torosa: a model organism for the Ostracoda?

De Deckker, Patrick; Lord, Alan


In 1990 Danielopol et al.described the ostracod genus Cytherissa as 'the Drosophila of paleolimnology' in the sense of a model organism for their purposes at that time. In the intervening years Drosophila is no longer seen by biologists as the perfect test model and, for example, the nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans is now viewed as preferable because 'the fly is much more complex than the worm and the anatomy of the nervous system has not reached the level of completeness achieved for the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Micropalaeontology
DOI: 10.1144/jmpaleo2016-100
Access Rights: Open Access


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