Clade Conchostraca Sars 1867 (clam shrimp)

Conchostraca

Sars proposed Conchostraca below the Subordinal level, but did not specify at WHAT level below that it represented. His later use of the term is variable: in 1887 he called it a Section, in 1895 he called it a Tribe. Conchostraca is a paraphylletic group

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Parent taxon: Arthropoda according to P. Ellenberger 1970

See also Martens et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Actaeus, Agonata, Almenia, Aptera, Arachnoidea, Aristocaris, Artiopoda, Blattina splendens, Bostrichopus, Bradoriida, Branchiata, Bundenbachiellus, Burgessia, Cambropachycope, Chelicerata, Cindarella, Clypecaris, 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, Dinocarida, Radiodonta, Jianshanopodia, Arachnomorpha, Schinderhannes, Siberion, Hadranax, Megadictyon

Subtaxa: Estheria Eustheria Glyptoasmussia Trigonestheria

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Eocene of France (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Brazil (2), Cameroon (1), China (1), Mongolia (4), the Russian Federation (1)

• Jurassic of Argentina (1), Lesotho (1), South Africa (1), United States (5: Colorado, New Jersey, Utah)

• Triassic of Angola (1), Argentina (1), Australia (2), France (1), Thailand (1), Turkey (1), United States (3: New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina)

• Leonard of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Permian of the Czech Republic (1), Germany (1), the Russian Federation (9), United States (3: Oklahoma, Texas)

• Carboniferous of Germany (4)

• Devonian of Belgium (2)

Total: 50 collections including 54 occurrences

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