at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The freshwater ostracod Bradleytriebella lineata. Click on the image for next one in the series.

Dorsal view of a female Bradleytriebella lineata, anterior towards the right, length 0.6mm. The surface of the carapace is covered in fine striations. This species is common in Lake Biwa during the summer and autumn. Elsewhere, it has been reported from the Philippines, Sudan and Thailand. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)