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†family Alavatanaidae Vonk and Schram 2007 (crustacean)

Crustacea - Tanaidacea

PaleoDB taxon number: 347178

Full reference: R. Vonk and F. R. Schram. 2007. Three new tanaid species (Crustacea, Peracarida, Tanaidacea) from the Lower Cretaceous. Journal of Paleontology 81:1502-1509

Parent taxon: Paratanaoidea according to A. Sánchez-García et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Arcantitanais, Armadillopsis, Proleptochelia, Tytthotanais

Subtaxa: Alavatanais, Daenerytanais, Electrotanais, Eurotanais

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Type: Alavatanais

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore