NEW MIDDLE MIOCENE OSTRACODES (CRUSTACEA) FROM KURDISTAN REGION, NORTHEASTERN IRAQ

  • Omran A.M. Hawram Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, College of Technical Applied Sciences, University of Sulaimani Polytechnic, Kurdistan Province, Iraq
  • Hazhar J. Ali Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, College of Technical Applied Sciences, University of Sulaimani Polytechnic, Kurdistan Province, Iraq
Keywords: Crustacea, Ostracodes, Middle Miocene, Fatha Formation, North Iraq

Abstract

The present paper is focused on new Ostracods species obtained from Fatha Formation (Middle Miocene) in Darbaikhan area, Sulaimani Governorate, Kurdistan province North Eastern of Iraq. Forty-eight Ostracode species belonging to thirty-one genera were described, including eighteen species previously described, twenty-six new species left under open nomenclature because of lack of specimens and/or poor state of preservation.

Published
2018-11-27
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