Ostracoda (Ostracodes) is a class of oligostracan crustaceans. There are 6588 species of ostracodes, in 942 genera and 91 families. This class has been around since the phanerozoic eon. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious.
EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:
The environments in which many ostracodes species are known to live. Select an environment to see its ostracodes species checklist.