Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata

Caridea Dana, 1852

Rank: Infraorder
Taxon Status: accepted


Alpheoidea Rafinesque, 1815
Atyoidea De Haan, 1849 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
Bresilioidea Calman, 1896
Campylonotoidea Sollaud, 1913
Crangonoidea Haworth, 1825
Nematocarcinoidea Smith, 1884
Oplophoroidea Dana, 1852a
Palaemonoidea Rafinesque, 1815
Pandaloidea Haworth, 1825
Pasiphaeoidea Dana, 1852
Physetocaridoidea Chace, 1940
Processoidea Ortmann, 1896a
Stylodactyloidea Spence Bate, 1888

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: garnalen
 English: shrimps
 Swedish: äkta räkor


basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

additional source

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.

additional source

Martin, J.W.; Davis, G.E. (2001). An updated classification of the recent Crustacea. Science Series, 39. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Los Angeles, CA (USA). vii, 123 pp.

additional source

Bracken, H.D., S. De Grave & D.L. Felder, 2009. Phylogeny of the infraorder Caridea based on mitochondrial and nuclear genes (Crustacea: Decapoda). In: Martin, J.W., K.A. Crandall & D.L. Felder (eds.), Decapod Crustacean Phylogenetics: 281-305. CRC Press, Boca Raton.



External Links



Fransen, C. (2014). Caridea. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:106674




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