Phyllocarida

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Phyllocarida
Temporal range: Cambrian–Recent
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Nebalia bipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Subclass: Phyllocarida
Packard, 1879
Orders

Phyllocarida is a subclass of crustaceans, comprising the extant order Leptostraca and the extinct orders Hymenostraca and Archaeostraca.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ P. J. F. Davie (2001). "Subclass: Phyllocarida, Introduction". Crustacea: Malacostraca: Phyllocarida, Hoplocarida, Eucarida (Part 1). Zoological catalogue of Australia. 19.3A. CSIRO Publishing. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-643-06791-2. 
Dithyrocaris (new species), Middle Pennsylvanian, Greenup County, Kentucky