Articles | Volume 36, issue 1
24 Jan 2017
 | 24 Jan 2017

Historical development of nomenclature and taxonomy of Cyprideis torosa (Ostracoda)

Eugen Karl Kempf

Keywords: Ostracoda, Cyprideis torosa, nomenclature, taxonomy

Abstract. The historical development of the complex nomenclature and taxonomy of the ostracod species Cyprideis torosa(Jones, 1850) is reviewed. Based on published volumes of the Kempf Database Ostracoda, the long span of time in which nomenclatural and taxonomic uncertainty existed is also documented.