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Caryocaris cedarbergensis

Malacostraca - Caryocarididae

Taxonomy
Caryocaris cedarbergensis was named by Whittle et al. (2007). Its type specimen is C1971, a carapace, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Keurbos Farm, southeast of Clanwilliam, which is in a Hirnantian marginal marine shale in the Cedarburg Formation of South Africa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Caryocaris cedarbergensis Whittle et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
subclassPhyllocarida(Packard 1879)
familyCaryocarididaeRacheboeuf et al. 2000
genusCaryocarisSalter 1863
speciescedarbergensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available