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Thamnocephalidae

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Thamnocephalidae is a family of crustaceans with wide distribution including Western Australia and Southern Africa. It was originally described as a subfamily of Branchipodidae by Alpheus Spring Packard in 1883, and elevated to the rank of family by Simon in 1886.[2] Six genera are recognised, in two subfamilies:[2]

Thamnocephalinae
Branchinellinae

References

  1. ^ "Thamnocephalidae Packard, 1883". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
  2. ^ a b D. Christopher Rogers (2006). "A genus level revision of the Thamnocephalidae (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Anostraca)" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1260: 1–25.
  3. ^ Christopher J. Dixon (2010). "Spiralifrons, replacement name for Gurneya Brtek, 1996 (Branchiopoda, Thamnocephalidae), junior homonym of Gurneya Roth, 1974 (Insecta, Blattaria)". Crustaceana. 83 (10): 1279–1280. doi:10.1163/001121610X526960.
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Thamnocephalidae: Brief Summary

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Thamnocephalidae is a family of crustaceans with wide distribution including Western Australia and Southern Africa. It was originally described as a subfamily of Branchipodidae by Alpheus Spring Packard in 1883, and elevated to the rank of family by Simon in 1886. Six genera are recognised, in two subfamilies:

Thamnocephalinae Thamnocephalus Packard, 1879 Carinophallus Rogers, 2006 Branchinellinae Dendrocephalus Daday, 1908 Phallocryptus Birabén, 1951 Spiralifrons Dixon, 2010 Branchinella Sayce, 1903
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