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Malacostraca -

Eucarida was named by Calman (1904). It is extant.

It was assigned to Malacostraca by Martin and Davis (2001).

Sister taxa
Amphionidacea, Decapoda, Euphausiacea

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Eucarida Calman
2001Eucarida Martin and Davis p. 72

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
superorderEucaridaCalman 1904
superorderEucaridaCalman 1904

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: omnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-02-03 08:12:00
Modified: 2010-02-04 15:07:01
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan 1992

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Caradoc to the top of the Holocene or 460.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 449.5 Ma

Collections (2215 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Caradoc460.9 - 449.5Sweden (Vestergotland) Caphyra radiansi (76077)
Asbian339.4 - 336.0United Kingdom (Scotland) Tealliocaris sp. (84940)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Nephropsis integerrima (186593) Nephropsis lampadiformis (186594 186620)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany Erymastacus hoerstgenensis (96856)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Russian Federation Protoclytiopsis antiqua (117459)
Triassic - Permian252.17 - 252.17Poland Necrocarcinus senonensis, Titanocarcinus polonicus (133108)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Madagascar Ifasya sp., Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (127344)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Madagascar Ambilobeia karojoi, Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (96858) Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (146384 146385)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Idaho) Litogaster sp., Caridea indet., Penaeoidea indet. (202145) Litogaster turnbullensis (96857)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Moselle) Antrimpos atavus (206489 206493) Clytiopsis argentoratensis (206492) Clytiopsis argentoratensis, Antrimpos atavus (206487 206490)
Aegean247.2 - 242.0France (Bas-Rhin) Antrimpos atavus (206491 206506) Clytiopsis argentoratensis (203355) Clytiopsis argentoratensis, Antrimpos atavus (140639 206545)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Netherlands Clytiopsis argentoratensis (106537) Clytiopsis argentoratensis, Pseudoglyphea spinosa (106538) Oosterinkia neederlandica (106536)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Grobsenluder) Aspidogaster limicola, Litogaster ornata, Pseudopemphix meyeri, Lissocardia silesiaca (127457)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Slovenia Palinuridae indet. (166627)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Yunnan) Aeger luxii (148408) Palinuridae indet., Koryncheiros luopingensis, Tridactylastacus sinensis, Yunnanopalinura schrami, Anisaeger brevirostrus, Anisaeger spiniferus, Distaeger prodigiosus (127488)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Italy (Trento) Pemphix sp. (202272)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany Pemphix sueri (66100)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Tarragona) Aeger sp., Antrimpos sp., Aspidogaster sp., Clytiopsis sp., Pemphix malladai (109710)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (South Tyrol) Glyphea tantalus (205157)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Italy (Udine) Antrimpos sp., Glyphea sp., Acanthinopus gibbosus, Glaessnericaris sp., Rosenfeldia triasica, Pseudocoleia mazzolenii, Archaeopalinurus levis, Dusa longipes (127345)