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Benthesicymus

Decapoda - Benthesicymidae

Taxonomy
Benthesicymus was named by Bate (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Decapoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Benthesicymidae by Poore and Ahyong (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Benthesicymus Bate
2002Benthesicymus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Benthesicymus Poore and Ahyong

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
RankNameAuthor
Pancrustacea
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
subclassMalacostraca
orderDecapoda
suborderDendrobranchiataBate 1888
superfamilyPenaeoideaRafinesque 1815
familyBenthesicymidaeWood-Mason 1891
genusBenthesicymusBate 1881

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