Quaternary deep-sea ostracode taxonomy of Ocean Drilling Program Site 980, eastern North Atlantic Ocean

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doi: 10.1666/13-125
Author(s): Yasuhara, Moriaki; Okahashi, Hisayo
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Hong Kong, School of Biological Sciences, Hong Kong, China
Volume Title: Journal of Paleontology
Source: Journal of Paleontology, 88(4), p.770-785. Publisher: Paleontological Society, Lawrence, KS, United States. ISSN: 0022-3360 CODEN: JPALAZ
Note: In English. 114 refs.; illus., incl. 3 plates, 1 table, sketch map
Summary: Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Holes 980 B and C, Feni Drift at the eastern slope of the Rockall Plateau, eastern North Atlantic, were examined for late Quaternary deep-sea ostracode taxonomy. Nineteen genera and 32 species were examined and (re-)illustrated with high-resolution scanning electron microscopy images. One new species Cytheropteron paramassoni n. sp. is described and one new name Eucytherura zehali is proposed for Eucytherura hazeli Yasuhara et al., 2009. This study provides updated taxonomic information for deep-sea ostracode genera and species from the eastern North Atlantic, which is an important baseline for application of deep-sea ostracodes to paleoceanographical reconstructions and paleoecological studies in this region.
Year of Publication: 2014
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 10 Paleontology, Invertebrate; Arthropoda; Atlantic Ocean; Cenozoic; Crustacea; Cytheropteron paramassoni; Deep-sea environment; Eucytherura zehali; Faunal list; Faunal studies; Invertebrata; Leg 162; Mandibulata; Marine environment; Microfossils; Morphology; New names; New taxa; North Atlantic; ODP Site 980; Ocean Drilling Program; Ostracoda; Paleoenvironment; Podocopida; Quaternary; Rockall Bank; SEM data; Taxonomy; Upper Quaternary
Coordinates: N552906 N552906 W0144208 W0144208
Record ID: 2014081315
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