Callianassidae

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Callianassidae
Temporal range: 323–0 Ma
Pennsylvanian to Recent[1] (based on Ophiomorpha trace fossils)
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Pestarella tyrrhena
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Axiidea
Family: Callianassidae
Dana, 1852
Genera

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Callianassidae is a family of ghost shrimp of the order Decapoda.

Subfamilies and Genera[edit]

It is divided into 13 subfamilies and 42 genera:[2]

Anacallianacinae
Bathycalliacinae
Callianassinae
Callianopsinae
Calliapaguropinae
Callichirinae
Ctenochelinae
Dawsoniinae
Eucalliacinae
Gourretiinae
Lipkecallianassinae
Paracalliacinae
Vulcanocalliacinae

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bridge. J.S. and Demicco. R.V. (2008) Earth Surface Processes, Landforms and Sediment Deposits. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 322
  2. ^ Gary Poore & Michael Türkay (2010). "Callianassidae". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 12, 2010.