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Eucarida

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordines: Euphausiacea - Amphionidacea - Decapoda

Name

Eucarida Calman, 1904

References

* Calman, W.T. (1904). On the Classification of the Crustacea Malacostraca The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany, and Geology, 13(74):144-158

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Eucarida is a superorder of crustaceans, comprising the decapods, krill and Amphionides. They are characterised by having the carapace fused to all thoracic segments, and by the possession of stalked eyes.

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