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Namibcypris costata Martens, 1992

Namibian candonid crustacean

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Namibocypris costata Martens, 1992 (orthographic error)

 

Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Kaokoveld (southern), Namibia (northern)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Martens, K. (1992). On Namibcypris costata n.gen. n.sp. (Crustacea, Ostracoda, Candoninae) from a spring in northern Namibia, with the description of a new tribe and and discussion on the classification of the Podocopina. Stygologia 7(1): 27-42.

 

Other references:

D. L. Danielopol, P. Marmonier, A. J. Boulton and G. Bonaduce. (1994). World subterranean ostracod biogeography: dispersal or vicariance. Hydrobiologia 287(1): 119-129. [Abstract]

Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group. (1996). Namibcypris costata. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 25 April 2011.

 

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