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It was reranked as the class Malacostraca by Martin (1904), Squires (1984), Bengtson (1992), Squires (1999), Martin and Davis (2001), Sepkoski (2002), Kiessling (2003) and Briggs et al. (2004).
It was assigned to Crustacea by Latreille (1802); to Arthropoda by Squires (1984), Squires (1999) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Crustacea by Martin (1904), Bengtson (1992), Martin and Davis (2001), Kiessling (2003) and Briggs et al. (2004).
|Year||Name and author|
|1802||Malacostraca Latreille p. 20|
|1904||Malacostraca Martin p. 94|
|1984||Malacostraca Squires p. 55|
|1992||Malacostraca Bengtson p. 1022|
|1999||Malacostraca Squires p. 28|
|2001||Malacostraca Martin and Davis p. 65|
|2002||Malacostraca Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2004||Malacostraca Briggs et al. p. 131|
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