Taxon profile


Malacostraca Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  subphylum Crustacea - crustaceans


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Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subclass Eumalacostraca Grobben, 1892
subclass Phyllocarida Packard, 1879
Cambrian – recent

Fossil taxa

order Canadaspidida Novožilov in Orlov, 1960 inc.sed.
superfamily Belotelsonidea Schram, 1981
family Angustidontidae Cooper, 1936

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1190]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Malacostraca Latreille, 1802]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Malacostraca]

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extinct taxon

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