Image of an ostracod valve. Taken from wikipedia
Ostracoda are a class of the sub phylum
(see table 1 below), which are a highly successful group of organisms.
They are microscopic organisms, which are best viewed under a microscope.
Photograph of a variety
of different ostracods.
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Department of Ecology, Evolution
& organismal Biology.
Table 1. Showing the
classification of ostracoda.
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