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Revision of Metaconchoecia (Ostracoda: Halocyprididae) and the designation of two new tribes Conchoeciini and Metaconchoeciini

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A new tribe of pelagic Ostracoda (Halocyprididae), the Metaconchoeciini, is established to encompass all the species formerly classified in the genus Metaconchoecia. All the remaining genera in the subfamily Conchoecinae are, therefore, assigned to another new tribe, the Conchoeciini. The original genus Metaconchoecia is subdivided into ten genera. Metaconchoecia is retained and nine new genera established namely: Austrinoecia, Clausoecia, Deeveyoecia, Juryoecia, Kyrtoecia, Muelleroecia, Nasoecia, Rotundoecia and Vityazoecia. Keys to these new genera and their component species are provided. Tables summarize the characters that most readily distinguish between the most closely related taxa. Appendices summarize the taxonomic characters and detailed size data for the majority of species that occur in the Atlantic and the North Pacific. A new species, Vityazoecia distoglandula, is described, which is designated as the type species of its genus.

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Chavtur, Vladimir G. and Angel, Martin V. (2011) Revision of Metaconchoecia (Ostracoda: Halocyprididae) and the designation of two new tribes Conchoeciini and Metaconchoeciini Zootaxa, 2857, pp. 1-87.

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Published date: 2011
Keywords: morphology, taxonomy, zooplankton, oceanic, Atlantic, North Pacific, Vityazoecia distoglandula n. sp.
Organisations: Marine Biogeochemistry

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Local EPrints ID: 187599
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/187599
ISSN: 1175-5334
PURE UUID: c2545bbc-58bf-4180-861e-396f76f38683

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Date deposited: 17 May 2011 12:42
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:45

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