†family Anomalocarididae Raymond 1935 (arthropod)

Radiodonta - Anomalocarididae

Alternative spelling: Anomalocardidae

Parent taxon: Radiodonta according to D. E. G. Briggs et al. 2008

See also Bambach et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Amplectobeluidae, Caryosyntrips, Cerabonusoides, Cetiocaridae, Hurdiidae, Kerygmachela, Myoscolex

Subtaxa: Amiella Anomalocaris Cassubia Cucumericus Parapeytoia Peytoia

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Marjumian of United States (2: Utah collections)

• Cambrian of Australia (1), Canada (32: Brithish Columbia, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), China (23), Poland (1), United States (11: Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont)

Total: 70 collections including 79 occurrences

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