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Department of Invertebrate Zoology

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Kornickeria louisi Cohen and Morin 1993

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Louis S. KornickerResearch Zoologist, Emeritus


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    Responsibilities: Research Zoologist, Curator of Ostracoda

    Education:
    Ph.D., Columbia University, 1957 (Department of Geology)
    M.A., Columbia University, 1954 (Department of Geology)
    B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Alabama, 1942
    B.S. in Chemistry, Metallurgy and Ceramics, University of Alabama, 1941

    Research Interests: Class Ostracoda: mainly Superorder Myodocopa, which includes three Orders of benthic and pelagic marine species: systematics, morphology, ontogeny, phylogeny, ecology, distribution, behavior.

    Professional Activities:
    Member of: Sigma Xi: 1957-present
    The International Research Group on Ostracoda: 1963-present
    Biological Society of Washington: 1964-present (Councilor 1983-1984)
    The Crustacean Society: Since inception, 1980-present
    American Society of Zoological Nomenclature, 2005-present

    Honors:
    Biographical record included in Marquis' Who's Who in the Southwest, 1957-1964, Marquis' Who's Who in the World ca. 1975 to present, and Marquis' Who's Who in America, 1998 to present.

    Honored by having one genus and 14 species named for him (1965-2007)

    Recent Publications:

    Harrison-Nelson, Elizabeth, Orr, John M., Tarmann, Margaret E. and Kornicker, Louis S. 2011. Review and Catalog of the Ostracode Family Rutidermatidae (Crustacea: Myodocopa). ISRN Zoology, 2011: 1-47. doi:10.5402/2011/128528

    Kornicker, Louis S., Humphreys, W. F., Danielopol, D. L. and Harrison-Nelson, Elizabeth 2010. Ontogeny of an Anchialine Ostracod from Western Australia and Comments on the Origin and Distribution of Halocyprididae. Crustaceana, 83(6): 715-752. doi:10.1163/001121610X498872

    Kornicker, Louis S., Harrison-Nelson, Elizabeth and Coles, S. L. 2010. Ostracoda (Myodocopina) of the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science, 64(2): 233-284. doi:10.2984/64.2.233

    Rudjakov, Jury A. and Kornicker, Louis S. 2010. Review of species and species groups of the genus Cypridinodes (Crustacea: Ostracoda: Myodocopa: Cypridinidae: Cypridininae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 123(4): 274-288. doi:10.2988/09-31.1

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