Strandesia psittacea, Roessler, 1990

Ferreira, Vitor Góis, Higuti, Janet & Martens, Koen, 2020, Taxonomic revision of Strandesia s. s. (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from four Brazilian floodplains, with the description of three new species, Zootaxa 4760 (1), pp. 1-74: 61

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Strandesia psittacea


The Strandesia psittacea   group

The Strandesia psittacea   group is composed of two species, Strandesia psittacea   and Strandesia colombiensis   nov. comb. Both species are characterized by an anterior beak-like projection, a posterior spine on the RV and also by a carapace densely set with setae. They also share a similar body length of ca. 1,500µm.