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Microcaris

Thylacocephala - Concavicarida - Microcarididae

Taxonomy
Microcaris is a genus. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Microcarididae.

It was assigned to Concavicarida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Microcarididae by Ehiro and Kato (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Microcaris Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Microcaris Ehiro and Kato p. 274

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
EucrustaceaKingsley 1894
classThylacocephala
orderConcavicaridaBriggs and Rolfe 1983
familyMicrocarididaeSchram 2014
genusMicrocaris

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