Articles | Volume 36, issue 1
30 Jan 2017
 | 30 Jan 2017

On the origins of Cyprideis torosa (Jones, 1850) and a short biography of Professor T. R. Jones

Michael R. Frogley and John E. Whittaker

Keywords: ostracods, Cyprideis torosa, T. R. Jones, Grays

Abstract. The original description and taxonomic attribution of Cyprideis torosa (Jones, 1850) is reviewed with reference to the type locality at Grays, Essex, SE England and several of the original specimens are re-illustrated. A short biography of its author, the geologist T. R. Jones, is provided.