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Schizopoda is a former taxonomical classification of a division of the class Malacostraca. Although it was split in 1883 by Johan Erik Vesti Boas into the two distinct orders Mysidacea and Euphausiacea,[1] the order Schizopoda continued to be in use until the 1930s.[2]


  1. ^ Johan Erik Vesti Boas (1883). "Studien über die Verwandtschaftsbeziehungen der Malacostraken" [Studies on the relationships of the Malacostraca]. Morphologisches Jahrbuch (in German). 8: 485–579. 
  2. ^ Bernadette Casanova (2003). "Ordre des Euphausiacea Dana, 1852" [The Order Euphausiacea Dana, 1852]. Crustaceana (in French). 76 (9): 1083–1121. doi:10.1163/156854003322753439. JSTOR 20105650.