†class Dinocarida Collins 1996 (arthropod)

Dinocarida

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

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, 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, Radiodonta, Jianshanopodia, Arachnomorpha, Schinderhannes, Siberion, Hadranax, Megadictyon

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at BA -210 [Great Phyllopod Bed, Walcott Quarry Mbr, Burgess Shale Fm] (Cambrian of British Columbia)

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