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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Suborder: Gammaridea
Family: Eophliantidae
Sheard, 1936

Eophliantidae is a family of amphipods, containing the following genera:[1]

They have a wide distribution in the world's oceans, and live among algae.[2]


  1. ^ Claude De Broyer (2010). J. Lowry, ed. "Eophliantidae". World Amphipoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 17, 2010. 
  2. ^ A. N. Lörz, N. M. Kilgallen & M. Thiel (2010). "Algal-dwelling Eophliantidae (Amphipoda): description of a new species and key to the world species, with notes on their biogeography". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 90 (5): 1055–1063. doi:10.1017/S0025315409991317. 

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