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Class Malacostraca Latreille 1802 (crustacean)

PaleoDB taxon number: 22215

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes 3:1-467

Parent taxon: Crustacea according to D. E. G. Briggs et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Apudites, Bradoriamorphes, Branchiopoda, Canadaspidida, Cephalocarida, Cirripedia, Cladocera, Copepoda, Eucrustacea, Maxillopoda, Nuculina, Oelandocaris, Ostracoda, Protocaridida, Remipedia, Siphonocetes, Waptiida

Subtaxa: Aeschronectida, Amphipeltis, Belotelsonidea, Cumacea, Eocaridacea, Eucarida, Eumalacostraca, Hoplocarida, Hoplostraca, Hymenostraca, Isopoda, Lophogastrida, Naranda, Palaeocaridacea, Palaeostomatopoda, Phyllocarida, Silesicaris, Tanaidacea, Waterstonellidea

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore