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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Amphipoda
Subordo: Corophiidea
Infraordo: Corophiida
Parvorder: Corophiidira
Superfamiliae: Aoroidea - Cheluroidea - Chevalioidea - Corophioidea

Corophiidira Leach, 1814

Originnal reference

Corophiidira is a parvorder of marine amphipod crustaceans in the infraorder Corophiida.[1] In a previous classification, this taxon was treated as an infraorder and was then itself called Corophiida.[2]

The group contains six families classified into four superfamilies.[1][2]

Superfamily Aoroidea Stebbing, 1899
Aoridae Stebbing, 1899
Unciolidae Myers & Lowry, 2003
Superfamily Cheluroidea Allman, 1847
Cheluridae Allman, 1847
Superfamily Chevalioidea Myers & Lowry, 2003
Chevaliidae Myers & Lowry, 2003
Superfamily Corophioidea Leach, 1814
Ampithoidae Boeck, 1871
Corophiidae Leach, 1814


Horton, T. (2013) Corophiidira Leach, 1814 (sensu Lowry & Myers, 2013) WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species) read 1 Feb 2014
A. A. Myers & J. K. Lowry (2003). "A phylogeny and a new classification of the Corophiidea Leach, 1814 (Amphipoda)". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 23 (2): 443–485. doi:10.1651/0278-0372(2003)023[0443:APAANC]2.0.CO;2. JSTOR 1549648.


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