In 1965 van den Bold erected the genus Pseudoceratina (type species Pseudoceratina droogeri van den Bold, 1965) for an ostracod from the Recent off Trinidad, SE Caribbean Sea. (Drooger and Kaasschieter (1958) had previously recorded it as ‘Monoceratina’ 1.) However, van den Bold's genus is a homonym for the sponge PseudoceratinaCarter, 1885 (type species Pseudoceratina durissimaCarter, 1885) described from the Recent off South Australia. Pseudoceratina van den Bold, 1965 is here renamed Vandenboldina n. gen. in honour of van den Bold's work on the Ostracoda of the Caribbean region. The type species of Vandenboldina...

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