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On a new terrestrial genus and species of Scottiinae (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from Australia, with a discussion on the phylogeny and the zoogeography of the subfamily

Martens, Koen; De Deckker, Patrick; Rossetti, Giampaolo


The Scottiinae, thus far comprising the genera Scottia and Mesocypris, form an important lineage of (semi-) terrestrial ostracods within the family Cyprididae. Scottia has a mainly Holarctic distribution, while Mesocypris was thus far known from Australia (including Tasmania) and Africa (including Madagascar). Detailed description of a new species from Australia and subsequent cladistic analysis of the Scottiinae as a whole, based on morphological characteristics, showed that the two...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Zoologischer Anzeiger
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcz.2004.05.001


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