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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 44 (1960)

Issue: 9. (September)

First Page: 1603

Last Page: 1603

Title: Recent Ostracoda from the West Coast of Florida: ABSTRACT

Author(s): Harbans S. Puri

Article Type: Meeting abstract


Recent ostracode fauna from these localities (Alligagator Harbor, Tampa Bay, Crane Key, Bahia Honda, Mollasses Reef, and Key Largo Dry Docks) are described and illustrated. Seventy species, distributed over 37 genera, occur in the bays and inner neritic zone. Three genera, Megacythere (type species: Megacythere robusta Puri, n. sp.), Neocaudites (type species: Neocaudites nevianii Puri, n. sp.), and Reticulocythereis (type species: Reticulocythereis floridana Puri, n. sp.), and eighteen species (Actinocythereis subquadrata Puri, n. sp., Acuticythereis tuberculata Puri, n. sp., Bradleya hornibrooki Puri, n. sp., Bythocypris laeva Puri, n. sp., Caudites angulata Puri, n. sp., Caudites howei Puri, n. sp., Cyprideis floridana Puri, n. sp., Cytheropteron howei Puri, n. sp., Cy herelloidea sars Puri, n. sp., Hulingsina sulcata Puri, n. sp., Kangarina bradyi Puri, n. sp., Leptocythere cranekeyensis Puri, n. sp., Leplocythere yoni Puri, n. sp., Loxoconcha postdorsoalata Puri, n. sp., Megacythere robusta Puri, n. sp., Neocaudites nevianii Puri, n. sp., Platella mulleri Puri, n. sp., Reticulocythereis floridana Puri, n. sp.) as described as new.

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