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Kuamaia Hou 1987 (arthropod)

PaleoDB taxon number: 19038

Parent taxon: Arthropoda according to R. K. Bambach et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Actaeus, Agonata, Almenia, Aptera, Arachnoidea, Aristocaris, Artiopoda, Blattina splendens, Bostrichopus, Bradoriida, Bundenbachiellus, Burgessia, Cambropachycope, Chelicerata, Cindarella, Clypecaris, Conchostraca, Conciliterga, Corcorania, Dalmaniopsis, Dicerocaris, Dongshanocaris, Douglasocaris, Duslia, Emeiella, Ercaia, Euthycarcinoidea, Forfexicaris, Fuxianhuiida, Gaoqiaioella, Geracus, Geracus tubifer, Gigantopleurida, Goticaris, Guangweicarididae, Habelia, Hanburia, Helmetia, Henningsmoenicaris, Huangshandongia, Isoxys, Jianfengia, Jiucunella, Kablikia, Kleptothule, Kounicia, Liantuoia, 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, Saperion, Schizodiscus, Scorpionida, Serracaris, Shafferia, Shankouia, Sinoburius, Skaracarida, Skioldia, Squamacula, Synistata, Tanglangia, Unogata, Urokodia, Utahcaris, Walossekia, Xandarella, Proschizoramia, Dinocarida, Radiodonta, Jianshanopodia, Arachnomorpha, Schinderhannes, Siberion, Hadranax, Megadictyon

Subtaxa: Kuamaia lata, Kuamaia muricata

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Type: Kuamaia lata

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal carnivore