ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : F. Bassat, Sabah

Description of a new species belonging to the genus Bradleystrandesia Broodbakker,1983(Crustacea : Ostracoda) from Iraq.

Sabah F. Bassat; Hanan Z.M. AlDaa

journal of kerbala university, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 9-16

The Present study provides description of a new species of Ostracods genus Bradleystrandesia Broodbakker,1983. External morphological characters particularly shape, size and structure of left and right valves of carapace and body appendages were described and illustrated. Locality and date of collection were given. This study showing some new and important characters such us:carapace with reticulate patterns anteriorly and posteriorly,first antenna:basal segment large, second antenna: natatory setae short ,mandible: first segment of pulp enlarged and irregular in shape, second thoracopod :six –segmented, third thoracopod: basal segment short