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Kornickeria louisi Cohen and Morin 1993

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Louis S. KornickerResearch Zoologist, Emeritus

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dr. Louis S. Kornicker

Contact Rafael Lemaitre for information about Ostracods


    Responsibilities: Research Zoologist, Curator of Ostracoda

    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

    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)

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