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Malacostraca - Tanaidacea

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Tanaidacea Dana
2002Tanaidacea Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Tanaidacea Vonk and Schram p. 1502
2015Tanaidacea Sánchez-García et al. p. 647
2016Tanaidacea Sánchez-García et al. p. 496
2017Tanaidacea Sánchez-García et al. p. 5

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrünnich 1772
subclassEumalacostracaGrobben 1892
superorderPeracaridaCalman 1904
orderTanaidaceaDana 1849
orderTanaidaceaDana 1849

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.

No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Diet: omnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-02-03 08:12:00
Modified: 2010-02-04 15:07:01
Source: c = class
Reference: Aberhan 1992

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Wuchiapingian to the top of the Middle Cenomanian or 259.90000 to 93.50000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 254.17 Ma

Collections (32 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany Ophthalmapseudes rhenanus (24193)
Late/Upper Toarcian180.1 - 175.6Germany Jurapseudes friedericianus (59446)
Early/Lower Aalenian175.6 - 171.6Germany Jurapseudes friedericianus (59512) Jurapseudes sp. (59515)
Opalinum175.6 - 171.6Switzerland Jurapseudes friedericianus (35801 35802 35811 35812 35831 35836 35843 35859 35936 35939 35960 35961 138784 138785 138786 138787 138788 138789)
Bajocian - Bathonian170.3 - 166.1Italy Niveotanais brunnensis (207103)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Mexico (Chiapas) Ophthalmapseudes sp. (133543)
Early/Lower Hauterivian136.4 - 130.0Germany Ophthalmapseudes giganteus, Carlclausus emersoni (91586)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Mexico (Chiapas) Tanaidacea indet. (68835)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Spain Alavatanais carabe (109438)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6France (Poitou-Charentes) Paratanaoidea indet., Arcantitanais turpis (99114)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Spain (Álava) Alavatanais carabe, Proleptochelia tenuissima, Proleptochelia euskadiensis, Alavatanais margulisae, Eurotanais terminator, Electrotanais monolithus (108769)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France Daenerytanais maieuticus (123118)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5France Eurotanais pyrenaensis, Armadillopsis rara, Tytthotanais tenvis (182251)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8France Eurotanais seilacheri (164386)