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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Malacostraca Latreille p. 20
1904Malacostraca Martin p. 94
1984Malacostraca Squires p. 55
1992Malacostraca Bengtson p. 1022
2001Malacostraca Martin and Davis p. 65
2002Malacostraca Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Malacostraca Kiessling
2004Malacostraca Briggs et al. p. 131

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumCrustaceaBrĂ¼nnich 1772

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
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2004-02-29 09:38:49
Modified: 2004-02-29 11:38:49
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Asbian to the top of the Holocene or 339.40000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 336.0 Ma

Collections (2103 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asbian339.4 - 336.0United Kingdom (Scotland) Tealliocaris sp. (84940)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3Russian Federation Nephropsis integerrima (186593) Nephropsis lampadiformis (186594 186620)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany Erymastacus hoerstgenensis (96856)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Russian Federation Protoclytiopsis antiqua (117459)
Triassic - Permian252.17 - 252.17Poland Necrocarcinus senonensis, Titanocarcinus polonicus (133108)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Madagascar Ifasya sp., Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (127344)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Madagascar Ambilobeia karojoi, Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (96858) Ifasya straeleni, Ifasya madagascariensis (146384 146385)
Spathian251.3 - 247.2USA (Idaho) Litogaster sp., Caridea indet., Penaeoidea indet. (202145) Litogaster turnbullensis (96857)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Netherlands Clytiopsis argentoratensis (106537) Clytiopsis argentoratensis, Pseudoglyphea spinosa (106538) Oosterinkia neederlandica (106536)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Grobsenluder) Aspidogaster limicola, Litogaster ornata, Pseudopemphix meyeri, Lissocardia silesiaca (127457)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Yunnan) Aeger luxii (148408) Palinuridae indet., Koryncheiros luopingensis, Tridactylastacus sinensis, Yunnanopalinura schrami, Anisaeger brevirostrus, Anisaeger spiniferus, Distaeger prodigiosus (127488)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Slovenia Palinuridae indet. (166627)
Middle Triassic247.2 - 237.0Italy (Trento) Pemphix sp. (202272)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany Pemphix sueri (66100)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Tarragona) Aeger sp., Antrimpos sp., Aspidogaster sp., Clytiopsis sp., Pemphix malladai (109710)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Italy (South Tyrol) Glyphea tantalus (205157)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Italy (Udine) Antrimpos sp., Glyphea sp., Acanthinopus gibbosus, Glaessnericaris sp., Rosenfeldia triasica, Pseudocoleia mazzolenii, Archaeopalinurus levis, Dusa longipes (127345)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy (Udine) Glyphea grandis, Pseudoglyphea spinosa, Pseudoglyphea alpina, Pseudoglyphea amalthea, Pseudoglyphea etalloni, Pseudoglyphea eximia, Pseudoglyphea foersteri, Pseudoglyphea friulana, Pseudoglyphea gigantea, Pseudoglyphea grandis, Pseudoglyphea jourdani, Pseudoglyphea mulleri, Pseudoglyphea numismalis, Pseudoglyphea paronae, Pseudoglyphea straeleni, Pseudoglyphea terquemi, Pseudoglyphea ancylochelis (127548)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Japan Coleia sp. (138321)
Julian235.0 - 232.0Italy Bolina raiblana, Aeger crassipes, Bombur aonis, Aeger straeleni (122360)