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Taxon profile

subphylum

Crustaceans
Crustacea Brünnich, 1772

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods

Temporal range:Cambrian – recent

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Images

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Carcinus maenas - Green Crab

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Astacus astacus - Noble Crayfish

Astacus astacus - Noble Crayfish

Author: Jiří Novák

Oniscus asellus - Common Shiny Woodlouse

Oniscus asellus - Common Shiny Woodlouse

Author: Jiří Novák

Functions restricted to taxon Crustacea

Important groups

Branchiopoda, Astacidea, Brachyura - crabs, Caridea - caridean shrimps, Amphipoda - scuds, Isopoda - pillbugs

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Included taxa

Number of records: 10

class Branchiopoda Latreille, 1817
class Cephalocarida Sanders, 1955
class Malacostraca Latreille, 1802
class Maxillopoda Dahl, 1956
class Ostracoda Latreille, 1802 - ostracods
Ordovician: Lower Ordovician – recent
class Remipedia

Fossil taxa

order Bradoriida Raymond, 1935 inc.sed.
genus Ceratophyton Kirjanov in Volkova et al., 1979 inc.sed.
genus Oelandocaris Müller, 1983
genus Tanazios Siveter, Sutton, Briggs & Siveter, 2007

Links and literature


Data source info

Bergbauer M., Humberg B. (2001): Co žije ve Středozemním moři?, Svojtka, Praha
168-192

Beurlen K., Lichter G. (1997): Zkameněliny, Ikar
174-185

Buchar J., Ducháč V., Hůrka K., Lellák K. (1995): Klíč k určování bezobratlých, Scientia, Praha
138-170

Habětín V., Knobloch E. (1981): Kapesní atlas zkamenělin, SPN, Praha
p. 138-139, 206-207, 236-237, 242-243

Ivanov M., Hrdličková S., Gregorová R. (2001): Encyklopedie zkamenělin, Rebo
80-87

Prokop R. (1989): Zkamenělý svět, Kotva, Práce
183-188

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Explanations

extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon