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Cryptocaris Barrande 1872

Hyolitha - Orthothecida - Orthothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 347249

Parent taxon: Arthropoda according to J. M. Malinky 2009

Sister taxa: Actaeus, Almenia, Arachnoidea, Aristocaris, Artiopoda, Bostrichopus, Bradoriida, Branchiata, Bundenbachiellus, Burgessia, Cambropachycope, Chelicerata, Cindarella, Clypecaris, Conchostraca, Corcorania, Dalmaniopsis, Dicerocaris, Dongshanocaris, Douglasocaris, Duslia, Emeiella, Ercaia, Esmeraldacaris, Euthycarcinoidea, Forfexicaris, Fuxianhuiida, Gaoqiaioella, Gigantopleurida, Goticaris, Guangweicarididae, Habelia, Hanburia, Henningsmoenicaris, Huangshandongia, Isoxys, Jianfengia, Jiucunella, Kablikia, Kleptothule, Liantuoia, Longquania, Mandibulata, Marrella, Marrelomorpha, Martinssonia, Meristosomo, Merostomoidea, Molaria, Mollisonia, Motina, Myriapoda, Naptile, Nektaspida, Occacaris, Odaraia, Orstenocarida, Oxyuropoda, Pahvantia, Panlongia, Parapaleomerus, Paratrilobita, Parvancorinomorpha, Pauloterminus, Pectocaris, Pisinnocaris, Platicytes, Plenocaris, Priscansermarinus, Protocarcinus, Protocaris, Pseudarthron, Pseudoarctolepis, Pseudoiulia, Pygmaclypeatus, Quasicaris, Rehbachiella, Retifacies, Rhombicalvaria, Rhynimonstrum, Schizodiscus, Serracaris, Shafferia, Shankouia, Sinoburius, Skaracarida, Tanglangia, Urokodia, Utahcaris, Walossekia, Xandarella, Xandarellida, Dinocarida, Arachnomorpha, Schinderhannes, Siberion, Megadictyon, Jianshanopodia, Hadranax, Radiodonta, Proschizoramia, Kounicia bioculata, Gammarus

Subtaxa: none

Type: Cryptocaris hootchi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder