ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : AlDa, Z.M.

Description of a new species of the genus Cypridopsis Brady,1867 (Crustacea : Ostracoda)from Iraq.

Hassan S. AlAsady; Hanan amy; Z.M. AlDa

journal of kerbala university, 2009, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 42-48

In the Present study a description of a new species of the genus Cypridopsis Brady,1867(Ostracoda). External morphological characters particularly the shape, size and structure of left and right valves of the 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 5 dark green regions ,outer surface pitted and covered with hairs. First segment of endopod of second antenna with one plumose setae. First thoracopod, vibratory plate bear three equal setae.Uropod, reduced , rhombus in shape.