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Taxonomy for Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Class
Malacostraca (Latreille, 1802) (Malacostracans) - Systematics
 803 families, 9929 genera, 64218 species
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Families803
Genera9.929
Species64.218
Common namesMalacostracans, Higher Crustaceans
German namesHöhere Krebse, Malacostraken
Dutch namesHogere kreeften, Hogere kreeftachtigen
Danish namesStorkrebs
Finnish namesKuoriäyriäiset
Norwegian namesStorkreps
Swedish namesStorkräftor
French namesCrustacés
Portuguese namesCaranguejos, Lagostas
AuthorLatreille, 1802
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Adelie Land, Australian Antarctic)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic, Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)

Indo-Pacific


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)

Formations (Greensand Formations)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, East Pacific, West Pacific, Bering Sea, Kermadec Trench, Aleutian Trench)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Eastern Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, English Channel)

Indian Ocean (Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean, Great Australian Bight, Eastern Indian Ocean, Timor Sea, Northern Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal, Southern Indian Ocean)

Antarctic Ocean, Arctic Ocean


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesMalacostraca in bie.ala.org.au
Malacostraca in faunaeur.org
Malacostraca in itis.gov
Malacostraca in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Malacostraca in dyntaxa.se
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Subclass    Eumalacostraca (Grobben, 1892)
     773 families, 7812 genera, 63556 species
Subclass    Phyllocarida (Packard, 1879)
     9 families, 25 genera, 104 species
Family    Acanthotelsonidae
     2 genera, 2 species
Family    Anthidae
     0 species
Family    Anthracophausiidae (Brooks, 1962)
     2 genera, 1 species
Family    Aphanodactylidae (Ahyong & Ng, 2009)
     2 genera, 3 species
Family    Archeoniscidae
     0 species
Family    Brasileirinidae
     0 species
Family    Calapidae (Box crabs)
     0 species
Family    Canadaspididae
     0 species
Family    Caryocarididae (Racheboeuf, Vannier & Ortega, 2000)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Ceratiocarididae (Salter, 1860)
     1 genus, 0 species
Family    Cyphocaridae
     0 species
Family    Enophthalmidae
     0 species
Family    Enosellidae
     0 species
Family    Entophilidae
     0 species
Family    Epialidae
     0 species
Family    Goniocypodidae
     1 species
Family    Hypothalassidae
     0 species
Family    Ionidae
     0 species
Family    Jaeropsidae (Nordenstam, 1933)
     1 genus, 9 species
Family    Konidromitidae
     5 species
Family    Laomedidae
     0 species
Family    Leuconiidae
     0 species
Family    Munopsididae
     0 species
Family    Otagiidae
     0 species
Family    Paramunidae
     0 species
Family    Philoniscidae
     0 species
Family    Potunidae
     0 species
Family    Priscinachidae
     1 species
Family    Schobertellidae
     3 species
Family    Squamiferidae
     0 species
Family    Urstylidae (Riehl, Wilson & Malyutina, 2014)
     1 genus, 3 species
Genus    Alytoleucon - 1 species
Genus    Amphiotopsis - 1 species
Genus    Amphipoda (Latreille, 1816) - 0 species
Genus    Archiocarabus - 1 species
Genus    Arcoscapellum - 1 species
Genus    Austrominius - 0 species
Genus    Balanus - 0 species
Genus    Biarticulata (Larsen & Shimomura, 2007) - 1 species
Genus    Coralliophaga - 2 species
Genus    Glycera - 5 species
Genus    Glyphthyreus - 1 species
Genus    Goniochela - 1 species
Genus    Ilyrarachna (G.o. Sars, 1869) - 1 species
Genus    Oediosoma - 1 species
Genus    Thenops - 1 species
Genus    Vauntompsonia (Bate, 1858) - 1 species
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Taxonomy
ClassMalacostraca
Malacostracans, Higher Crustaceans
AuthorLatreille, 1802

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