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Cretitanais

Malacostraca - Tanaidacea - Cretitanaidae

Taxonomy
Cretitanais was named by Schram et al. (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut-l Sepkoski's reference number: 724]. Its type is Ophthalmapseudes giganteus. It is the type genus of Cretitanaoidea, Cretitanaidae.

It was assigned to Cretitanaidae by Schram et al. (1986); and to Tanaidacea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Cretitanais Schram et al. p. 139
2002Cretitanais Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772
classMalacostraca()
subclassEumalacostracaGrobben 1892
superorderPeracaridaCalman 1904
orderTanaidaceaDana 1849
suborderTanaidomorphaSieg 1980
superfamilyCretitanaoidea
familyCretitanaidae
genusCretitanais

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