Ostracod Research at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

Publications by Robin J. Smith

Smith, R. J. & Chang, C.Y. 2022. Two new species of non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea) of the genera Vestalenula Rossetti & Martens, 1998 (Darwinuloidea) and Microloxoconcha Hartmann, 1954 (Cytheroidea) from Tsushima, Japan, and a summary of the non-marine ostracod fauna of the island. Zootaxa, 5150 (4), 529–555.

Smith, R. J., De Deckker, P. & Kamiya, T. 2022. The ontogeny of two species of the family Notodromadidae (Cypridoidea, Ostracoda, Crustacea); taxonomic and palaeogeographic significance. Zootaxa, 5094 (3), 351–395.

Smith, R. J., Ozawa, H., Kawashima, K. & Nakai, S. 2021. A New Species of Pseudostrandesia Savatenalinton and Martens, 2009 (Ostracoda, Crustacea) Collected from Two Pet Shops in Central Japan: an Alien Species? Zoological Science, 38, 481-493.

Peng, P., Zhai, D., Smith, R. J. , Wang, Q., Guo, Y. & Zhu, L. 2021. On some modern Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Tibetan Plateau in SW China, with descriptions of three new species. Zootaxa, 4942, 501-542. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Matzke-Karasz, R. & Smith, R. J. 2020. A review of exceptional preservation in fossil ostracods. Marine Micropaleontology, online version 101940.

Smith, R. J. & Chang, C. Y. 2020. Taxonomic assessments of some Cyprinotinae Bronstein, 1947 species (Crustacea: Ostracoda) from Japanese and Korean rice fields, including (re-) descriptions of six species and a review of the type species of the subfamily. Zootaxa, 4795 (1), 1-69.

Smith, R. J., Zhai, D. & Chang, C. Y. 2019. Ilyocypris (Crustacea: Ostracoda) species in North East Asian rice fields; description of one new species, and redescriptions of Ilyocypris dentifera Sars, 1903 and Ilyocypris japonica Okubo, 1990. Zootaxa, 4652, 56-92.

Alkalaj, J., Hrafnsdottir, T., Ingimarsson, F., Smith, R. J., Kreiling, A-K, & Mischke, S. 2019. Distribution of Recent non-marine ostracods in Icelandic lakes, springs, and cave pools. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 1-11. doi:10.1093/jcbiol/ruz008. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Meisch, C., Smith, R. J. & Martens, K. 2019. A subjective global checklist of the extant non-marine Ostracoda (Crustacea). European Journal of Taxonomy, 492, 1-135. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J., Zhai, D., Savatenalinton, S., Kamiya, T. & Yu, N. 2018. A review of rice field ostracods (Crustacea) with a checklist of species. Journal of Limnology, 77, 1-16. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Ohtaka, A., Gelder, S. R. & Smith, R. J. 2017. Long-anticipated new records of an ectosymbiotic branchiobdellidan and an ostracod on the North American red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii (Girard, 1852) from an urban stream in Tokyo, Japan. Plankton and Benthos Research, 12, 123-128. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J., Kamiya, T., Choi, Y-G., Lee, J. & Chang, C. Y. 2017. A new species of Cavernocypris Hartmann, 1964 (Crustacea: Ostracoda) from caves in South Korea. Zootaxa, 4268, 360-376.

Zhai, D., Smith, R. J., Peng, P., Yu, N., Ma, S. & Li, X. 2017. Cluster analyses of Ostracoda based on dimensions of body structures: implications for taxonomic classification. Crustaceana, 90, 471-502.

Smith, R. J., Matzke-Karasz, R. & Kamiya, T. 2016. Sperm length variations in five species of cypridoidean non-marine ostracods (Crustacea). Cell and Tissue Research, 366, 483-497. DOI 10.1007/s00441-016-2459-x.

Matzke-Karasz, R., Smith, R. J., & Heß, M. 2016. Removal of extracellular coat from giant sperm in female receptacle induces sperm motility in Mytilocypris mytiloides (Cyprididae, Ostracoda, Crustacea). Cell and Tissue Research, DOI 10.1007/s00441-016-2507-6.

Smith, R. J., Matzke-Karasz, R., Kamiya, T. & De Deckker, P. 2016. Sperm lengths of non-marine cypridoidean ostracods (Crustacea). Acta Zoologica, 97, 1-17.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2015. Four new species of the subfamily Candoninae (Crustacea, Ostracoda) from freshwater habitats in Japan. European Journal of Taxonomy, 136, 1-34. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J., Lee, J. & Chang, C. Y. 2014. Nonmarine Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Jeju Island, South Korea, including descriptions of two new species. Journal of Natural History, 49, 37-76. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2014.946110.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2014. The freshwater ostracod (Crustacea) genus Notodromas Lilljeborg, 1853 (Notodromadidae) from Japan; taxonomy, ecology and lifestyle. Zootaxa, 3841, 239-256.

Smith, R. J. 2014. Ostracoda: Podocopa. In: Martin, J.W., Olesen, J. & Hoeg, J.T. (Eds.), Atlas of Crustacean Larvae. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, pp. 165-168.

Matzke-Karasz, R., Neil, J. V., Smith, R. J., Symonová, R., Morkovský, L., Archer, M., Hand, S. J., Cloetens, P. & Tafforeau, P. 2014. Subcellular preservation in giant ostracod sperm from an early Miocene cave deposit in Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 281, 20140394. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Matzke-Karasz, R., Neil, J. V., Smith, R. J., Godthelp, H., Archer, M. & Hand, S. J. 2013. Ostracods (Crustacea) with soft part preservation from Miocene cave deposits of the Riversleigh World Heritage Area, NW Queensland, Australia. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 11, 789-819. DOI:10.1080/14772019.2012.760007.

Escrivá, A. Smith, R. J., Aguilar-Alberola, J. A., Kamiya, T., Karanovic, I., Rueda J., Schornikov, E. I. and Mesquita-Joanes, F. 2012. Global distribution of Fabaeformiscandona subacuta: an exotic invasive Ostracoda on the Iberian Peninsula? Journal of Crustacean Biology, 32, 949-961.

Smith, R. J., Lee, J., Choi, Y. G., Chang, C. Y. & Colin, J-P. 2012. A Recent species of Frambocythere Colin, 1980 (Ostracoda, Crustacea) from a cave in South Korea; the first extant representative of a genus thought extinct since the Eocene. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 31, 131-138.

Chang, C. Y., Lee, J. & Smith, R. J. 2012. Nonmarine ostracods (Crustacea) from South Korea, including a description of a new species of Tanycypris Triebel (Cyprididae, Cypricercinae). Zootaxa, 3161, 1-19.

Smith, R. J. 2011. Groundwater, spring and interstitial Ostracoda (Crustacea) from Shiga Prefecture, Japan, including descriptions of three new species and one new genus. Zootaxa, 3140, 15-37.

Smith, R. J., Janz, H. & Okubo, I. 2011. Recent Cyprididae and Ilyocyprididae (Crustacea: Ostracoda) from Lake Biwa, Japan, including a summary of the lake's ostracod fauna. Zootaxa, 2874, 1-37.

Boxshall, G. A., Danielopol, D. L., Horne, D. J., Smith, R. J. & Tabacaru, I. 2010. A critique of biramous interpretations of the crustacean antennule. Crustaceana, 83, 153-167.

Tanaka, G., Smith, R. J., Siveter, D. J. & Parker, A. R. 2009. Three-dimensionally preserved decapod larval compound eyes from the Cretaceous Santana Formation of Brazil. Zoological Science, 26, 846-850. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J. & Janz, H. 2009. Recent ostracods of the superfamilies Cytheroidea and Darwinuloidea (Crustacea) from Lake Biwa, a Japanese ancient lake. Species Diversity, 14, 217-241.

Matzke-Karasz, R., Smith, R. J., Symonova, R., Miller, G. & Tafforeau, P. 2009. Sexual intercourse involving giant sperm in Cretaceous ostracode. Science, 324, 1535.

Smith, R. J. & Janz, H. 2008. Recent species of the Family Candonidae (Ostracoda, Crustacea) from the ancient Lake Biwa, Central Japan. Journal of Natural History, 42, 2865-2922.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2008. The ontogeny of two species of Darwinuloidea (Ostracoda, Crustacea). Zoologischer Anzeiger, 247, 275-302.

Smith, R. J. & Matzke-Karasz, R. 2008. The organ on the first segment of the cypridoidean (Ostracoda, Crustacea) antennule: morphology and phylogenetic significance. Senckenbergiana lethaea, 88, 127-140.

Kamiya, T., Fujinami, Y. & Smith, R. J. 2008. Morphological analysis of the male carapace of the darwinulid ostracode Vestalenula cornelia Smith, Kamiya and Horne, 2006 (Crustacea). Senckenbergiana lethaea, 88, 113-119.

Okada, R., Tsukagoshi, A., Smith, R. J. & Horne, D. J. 2008. The ontogeny of the platycopid Keijcyoidea infralittoralis (Ostracoda: Podocopa). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 153, 213-237.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2007. Copulatory behaviour and sexual morphology of three Fabaeformiscandona Krstic, 1972 (Candoninae, Ostracoda, Crustacea) species from Japan, including descriptions of two new species. Hydrobiologia, 585, 225-248.

Boomer, I., Horne, D. J. & Smith, R. J. 2006. Freshwater Ostracoda (Crustacea) from the Assynt region, N. W. Scotland: new Scottish records and a checklist of Scottish freshwater species. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Biologie, 76, 111-123. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J., Kamiya, T. & Horne, D. J. 2006. Living males of the 'ancient' asexual Darwinulidae (Ostracoda, Crustacea). Proceedings of the Royal Society, B, 273, 1569-1578. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2006. Six new species of fresh and brackish water ostracods (Crustacea) from Yakushima, Southern Japan. Hydrobiologia, 559, 331-355.

Smith, R. J. 2005. A new UK record of Herpetocypris brevicaudata Kaufmann, 1900 (Cypridoidea, Ostracoda); palaeo-temperature implications. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 24, 177-178.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2005. The ontogeny of the entocytherid ostracod Uncinocythere occidentalis (Kozloff & Whitman, 1954) Hart, 1962 (Crustacea). Hydrobiologia, 538, 217-229.

Horne, D. J., Schon, I, Smith R. J. & Martens, K. 2005. What are Ostracoda? A cladistic analysis of the extant superfamilies of the subclasses Myodocopa and Podocopa (Ostracoda: Crustacea). In Koenemann, S. & Jenner, R. (eds) Crustacean and Arthropod Relationships. Crustacean Issues, V. 16. CRC Press, California, USA.

Smith, R. J., Kamiya, T. Horne, D. J. & Tsukagoshi, A. 2005. Evaluation of a new character for the phylogenetic analysis of Ostracoda (Crustacea): the podocopan maxillular branchial plate. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 243, 139-153.

Smith, R. J. & Tsukagoshi, A. 2005. The ontogeny and musculature of the antennule of podocope ostracods (Crustacea). Journal of Zoology, 265, 157-177.

Horne, D. J. & Smith, R. J. 2004. First British record of Potamocypris humilis (Sars, 1924), a freshwater ostracod with a disjunct distribution in northern Europe and southern Africa. Bollettino della Societ Paleontologica Italiana, 43, 297-306. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J. & Horne, D. J. 2004 The first British record of Paralimnocythere psammophila (Flossner, 1965) (Ostracoda, Cytheroidea, Limnocytheridae). Journal of Micropalaeontology, 23, 133-134.

Horne, D. J., Smith, R. J., Whittaker, J. E. & Murray, J. W. 2004. The first British record and a new species of the superfamily Terrestricytheroidea (Crustacea, Ostracoda): morphology, ontogeny, lifestyle and phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 142, 253-288.

Matzke-Karasz, R., Smith, R. J. & Homma, M. 2004. Cyclocypris diebeli Absolon, 1973 (Ostracoda, Crustacea), extinct in Europe, extant in Japan. Journal of Natural History, 38, 1635-1663.

Smith, R. J. & Hiruta, S. 2004. A new species of Metacypris (Limnocytherinae, Cytheroidea, Ostracoda, Crustacea) from Hokkaido, Japan. Species Diversity, 9, 37-46.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2003. Three brackish water ostracods (Crustacea) from Okayama Prefecture, Japan. Species Diversity, 8, 79-91.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2003. The ontogeny of Loxoconcha japonica Ishizaki, 1968 (Cytheroidea, Ostracoda, Crustacea). Hydrobiologia, 490, 31-52.

Smith, R. J., Matzke-Karasz, R., Kamiya, T. & Ikeda, Y. 2002. Scottia birigida sp. nov. (Cypridoidea: Ostracoda) from western Honshu, Japan and a key to the subfamily Scottiinae Bronstein, 1947. Zootaxa, 126, 1-20.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2002. The ontogeny of Neonesidea oligodentata (Bairdioidea, Ostracoda, Crustacea). Hydrobiologia, 489, 245-275.

Hiruta, S. & Smith, R. J. 2001. Living Freshwater and Shallow marine Ostracoda in Eastern Hokkaido, Japan (Field excursion E): 107 - 125. In: Guidebook of Excursions of the 14th International Symposium on Ostracoda (ed. Ikeya, N.). Shizuoka, Japan, 147 pp.

Smith, R. J. & Kamiya, T. 2001. The first record of an entocytherid ostracod (Crustacea: Cytheroidea) from Japan. Benthos Research, 56, 57-61. OPEN ACCESS (external site)

Smith, R. J. 2000. Morphology and ontogeny of Cretaceous ostracods with preserved appendages from Brazil. Palaeontology, 43, 63-98.

Smith, R. J. & Martens, K. 2000. The ontogeny of Eucypris virens (Cyprididae, Ostracoda). Hydrobiologia, 419, 31-63.

Smith, R. J. 2000. The morphology and biology of the upper lip of Cyprididae ostracods. Hydrobiologia, 418, 169-184.

Smith, R. J. 1999. Possible ostracods eggs from the Cretaceous of Brazil. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 18, 81-87.

Smith, R. J. & Martens, K. 1996. On Eucypris virens (Jurine, 1820). Stereo Atlas of Ostracod Shells, 23, 61-68.