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Katianira

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: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Asellota
Superfamilia: Janiroidea
Familia: Katianiridae
Genus: Katianira
Species: K. acarina - K. bilobata - K. chelifera - K. platyura - K. setifera

Name

Katianira Hansen, 1916

Type-species: Katianira chelifera Hansen, 1916

Synonyms

* Abyssijaera Menzies, 1962: by Svavarsson, 1987
* Janthurella Kussakin, 1982: by Svavarsson, 1987
* Chandra George, 2004: by Shimomura et Akiyama, 2006

References

* Hansen, H.J. (1916). Crustacea Malacostraca III. Isopoda. Danish Ingolf Expedition 3: 1-262, pl. i-xvi.
* Shimomura, M. & T. Akiyama (2006). A new species of the deep-sea isopod genus Katianira Hansen, 1916 (Crustacea: Asellota: Katianiridae) from the Kumano Basin, Japan. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 119 (4): 576–585.
* Svavarsson, J. (1987). Reevaluation of Katianira in Arctic waters and erection of a new family, Katianiridae (Isopoda: Asellota). Journal of Crustacean Biology 7 (4): 704-720.

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