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†family Lioestheriidae Raymond 1946 (clam shrimp)

Branchiopoda - Diplostraca

PaleoDB taxon number: 198363

Full reference: P. E. Raymond. 1946. The Genera of Fossil Conchostraca - an Order of Bivalved Crustacea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 96(3):215-308

Parent taxon: Spinicaudata according to S. Štamberg and J. Zajíc 2008

Sister taxa: Cyzicoidea, Eosestherioidea, Euestheriidae, Shipingiidae

Subtaxa: Asmussinae, Lioestheria, Lioestheriinae, Pseudestheria

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Ecology: slow-moving nektobenthic suspension feeder-detritivore