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Taxon: Order Decapoda Latreille, 1802 - decapods (crustacean)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Arthropoda - (Class) Malacostraca

Current position

Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: J.W. Martin & G.E. Davis, 2001: 72.

Alternative positions

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 197.
Thoracostraca (Branch) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 446.

Historical positions

Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 197.
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: J.W. Martin & G.E. Davis, 2001: 43-44, 72.
Crustacea (Phylum) (Brünnich, 1772) Ref: M. Türkay, 2001: 284-285.
Malacostraca (Class) Latreille, 1802 Ref: C. Nielsen, 1995 [unofficial]
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: Anonymous, 1995
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Eumalacostraca (Subclass) Grobben, 1892 Ref: R.S. Boardman et al., 1987
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: L.G. Abele & B.E. Felgenhauer, 1982: 296.
Malacostraca (Subclass) Latreille, 1802 Ref: L. Margulis & K.V. Schwartz, 1982: 224.
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 561.
Eucarida (Superorder) Calman, 1904 Ref: B. Grzimek, 1973-1975
Thoracostraca (Branch) Ref: E.R. Lankester, 1877: 446.

Number of Subtaxa

2023 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 163f;965g;2379s;15ss; ‡5s; †1f;12g;5s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [2so];635g;8500s
2001 J.W. Martin & G.E. Davis [2so;151f]
2000 176s
1987 R.S. Boardman et al. ~635g
1982 L.G. Abele & B.E. Felgenhauer 2so[105f]10,000s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. ~8,500s
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