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Cretitanais giganteus

Malacostraca - Tanaidacea - Cretitanaidae

Taxonomy
Ophthalmapseudes giganteus was named by Malzahn (1979) [Assigned to Apseudes in title but to Ophthalmapseudes in text (bad taxonomy)]. It is not extant. Its type locality is Clay Pit, Engelbostel, Hannover, which is in a Hauterivian offshore claystone in Germany. It is the type species of Cretitanais.

It was recombined as Cretitanais giganteus by Schram et al. (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Ophthalmapseudes giganteus Malzahn
1986Cretitanais giganteus Schram et al. p. 140 fig. 9,10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
RankNameAuthor
classMalacostraca()
subclassEumalacostracaGrobben 1892
superorderPeracaridaCalman 1904
orderTanaidaceaDana 1849
suborderTanaidomorphaSieg 1980
superfamilyCretitanaoidea
familyCretitanaidae
genusCretitanais
speciesgiganteus()

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available