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Leptostraca

Malacostraca - Leptostraca

Taxonomy
Leptostraca was named by Claus (1880). It is extant.

It was assigned to Phyllocarida by Martin and Davis (2001); and to Malacostraca by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Leptostraca Claus
2001Leptostraca Martin and Davis p. 65
2002Leptostraca Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
RankNameAuthor
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
subclassPhyllocarida(Packard 1879)
orderLeptostracaClaus 1880
orderLeptostracaClaus 1880

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