Ostracod research

Current ostracod research projects 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
Staff involved in these projects:

Dr Giles Miller

Project staff


Matzke-Karasz R, Smith RJ, Symonova R, Miller CG and Tafforeau P (2009) Sexual intercourse involving giant sperm in Cretaceous ostracode. Science 324(5934): 1535. 10.1126/science.1173898