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Ostracoda (Ostracods) is a class of oligostracan crustaceans. There are 6588 species of Ostracods, in 942 genera and 91 families. This class has been around since the ediacaran period. They have sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Ostracod Habitats

The environments in which many ostracods species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ostracods species checklist.

ostracods Habitats

The environments in which many ostracods species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ostracods species checklist.