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Ostracoda from the Early Tertiary Sediments of Pondicherry, South India


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The early Tertiary sediments of Pondicherry, South India, have yielded a new Ostracode fauna. A new genus, Neocytheridea (type species: Neocytheridea inflata Rajagopalan) and six new species are described: Hermanites pondicherriensis, Actinocythereis indica, Cythereis anastomosa, Cythereis tamulicus, Schizocythere? Levinsoni and Neocytheridea inflata.
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  • Ostracoda from the Early Tertiary Sediments of Pondicherry, South India

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N. Rajagopalan
Department of Geology, Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar, India

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The early Tertiary sediments of Pondicherry, South India, have yielded a new Ostracode fauna. A new genus, Neocytheridea (type species: Neocytheridea inflata Rajagopalan) and six new species are described: Hermanites pondicherriensis, Actinocythereis indica, Cythereis anastomosa, Cythereis tamulicus, Schizocythere? Levinsoni and Neocytheridea inflata.