Xenocarida

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Xenocarida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
(unranked): Xenocarida
Regier et al., 2010
Classes

Xenocarida (from the Greek for strange shrimp) is a clade inside the subphylum Crustacea that comprises two classes that were discovered in the 20th century: Remipedia and Cephalocarida. Xenocarida is thought to be the sister clade to Hexapoda.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jerome C. Regier, Jeffrey W. Shultz, Andreas Zwick, April Hussey, Bernard Ball, Regina Wetzer, Joel W. Martin & Clifford W. Cunningham (2010). "Arthropod relationships revealed by phylogenomic analysis of nuclear protein-coding sequences". Nature 463 (7284): 1079–1083. doi:10.1038/nature08742. PMID 20147900. 
  2. ^ David R. Andrew (2011). "A new view of insect–crustacean relationships II. Inferences from expressed sequence tags and comparisons with neural cladistics". Arthropod Structure & Development 40: 289–302. doi:10.1016/j.asd.2011.02.001. 
  3. ^ Bjoern M. von Reumont, Ronald A. Jenner, Matthew A. Wills, Emiliano Dell'Ampio, Günther Pass, Ingo Ebersberger, Benjamin Meyer, Stefan Koenemann, Thomas M. Iliffe, Alexandros Stamatakis, Oliver Niehuis, Karen Meusemann & Bernhard Misof (2012). "Pancrustacean phylogeny in the light of new phylogenomic data: support for Remipedia as the possible sister group of Hexapoda" (PDF proofs). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 29 (3): 1031–1045. doi:10.1093/molbev/msr270. PMID 22049065.