at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The freshwater ostracod Ilyocypris salebrosa. Click on the image for next one in the series.

Two specimens of Ilyocypris salebrosa. The specimen on the left is an adult female viewed from the right side. On the right is a ventral view of a juvenile, with the valves open revealing the appendages and body inside. In Japan, this species has been reported from Lake Biwa (5.5 to 16 m depth) and Okinawa. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)