Ostracod research

Ostracod

Beyrichia (Beyrichia) marssae Miller (Williams and Siveter 2010), a silicified ostracod from the Silurian Wenlock Series of the Canadian Arctic

Principal Investigator

Dr Giles Miller

Project summary

  • Focus: A range of projects focusing on fossil ostracods

Current ostracod research projects at the Museum focus on Silurian ostracods from the Canadian Arctic and Iran.

Post-Palaeozoic studies include projects on:

  • imaging Cretaceous non-marine faunas from South America
  • the palaeobiology of exceptionally-preserved Cretaceous non-marine ostracods

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Origins, evolution and futures research

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Ostracods

Ostracod collection

The Museum’s collection of ostracods includes 20,000 single-specimen mounts and many faunal slides