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

Subtaxa: none

Type: Cryptocaris hootchi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder