Unidad de Ecología (Ostrácodos), Dpto. Microbiología y Ecología, Universidad de Valencia

Acronym: UVEG

Description

The ostracod ecology laboratory of the Department of Microbiology and Ecology, Universitat de València, leaded by associate professor Francesc Mesquita Joanes investigates the ecology of freshwater Ostracoda.

The shell remains of ostracods in the sediment have been traditionally used for paleoenvironmental and paleoecological research. The research group has also used these organisms as water quality indicators, in evolutionary ecology of reproduction and the study of colonization of new areas by exotic species.

Contribution to the Atlas

Basic and applied research and education in ecology

Collections

  1. Entocytheridae (Ostracoda) World Database Georreferenced world database of species of the ostracod family Entocytheridae, based on published information. Created July 2013.

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Metadata last updated on 2015-11-03 13:47:52.0