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.
EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:
The environments in which many ostracods species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ostracods species checklist.