at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The ostracod Metacypris digitiformis Click on the image for next one in the series.

Dorsal view of a female Metacypris digitiformis, anterior to the bottom, length about 0.5 mm. Two large brood pouches, one in the posterior part of each valve, gives the female of this species a very distinctive heart shape in dorsal view. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)