OSTRACOD RESEARCH

at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan


Robin James Smith

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The freshwater ostracod Microdarwinula zimmeri. Click on the image for next one in the series.

Left side view and a dorsal view of female Microdarwinula zimmeri. This tiny species, only 0.3 mm in length, is sparsely distributed around the world, typically living in groundwater-associated waterbodies. In Japan, it can be found in springs and seeps. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)