Leptostraca (Leptostracans) is an order of typical crustaceans. There are 62 species of Leptostracans, in 12 genera and 4 families. This order has been around since the wuchiapingian age. It includes groups like Paranebaliidae, Rhabdouraeidae, and Nebaliidae. They rely on drag powered swimming to move around.
EOL has data for 19 attributes, including:
The environments in which many leptostracans species are known to live. Select an environment to see its leptostracans species checklist.