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Temporal range: Mississippian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Hoplostraca
Family: Sairocarididae
Genus: Sairocaris
Rolfe, 1963 [1]

Sairocaris is an extinct genus of crustaceans, in the order Hoplostraca, that lived in the Mississippian age.[2]


  1. ^ Frederick R. Schram & John Horner (1978). "Crustacea of the Mississippian Bear Gulch Limestone of Central Montana". Journal of Paleontology. 52 (2): 394–406. JSTOR 1303712. 
  2. ^ W. D. Ian Rolfe (1981). "Phyllocarida and the origin of the Malacostraca". Geobios. 14 (1): 17–26. doi:10.1016/S0016-6995(81)80164-7. 

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