Limnadia lenticularis, from Sars (1896).

Belongs within: Diplostraca.

The Spinicaudata are a group of clam shrimps characterised by the formation of clasps on the first and second pair of thoracopods of the males.

    |  i. s.: Caenestheria dictyon TDC06
    |         Caenestheriella TDC06
    |           |--C. mariae T06
    |           `--C. packardi T06
    |         Eocyzicus TDC06
    |--Leptestheria T06 [Leptestheriidae WZK06]
    |    `--L. compleximanus T06
    |--Cyzicoidea G88
    |    |--Cyzicidae WZK06
    |    |--Glyptoasmussiidae G88
    |    `--Asmussiidae G88
    `--Limnadiidae [Limnadioidea] WZK06
         |--Imnadia [Imnadiidae] WZK06
         |--Limnadopsium WZK06
         |--Metalimnadia [Metalimnadiidae, Paraimnadiidae] WZK06
         |    `--M. serratura [incl. Paraimnadia guayanensis] MD01
         |--Limnadopsis [Limnadopsidae] WZK06
         |    |--L. birchii TDC06
         |    |--L. pilbarensis GMD11
         |    `--L. tatei Spencer & Hall 1896 WZK06
         |--Limnetis D01
         |    |--L. mucronatus D01
         |    `--L. zichyi Daday 1901 D01
         |--Eulimnadia WZK06
         |    |--E. dahli Sars 1896 WZK06
         |    |--E. feriensis Dakin 1914 WZK06
         |    `--E. texana T06
         `--Limnadia WZK06
              |--L. badia Wolf 1911 WZK06
              |--L. lenticularis WZK06
              |--L. sordida King 1855 WZK06
              |--L. stanleyana King 1855 WZK06
              `--L. urukhai Webb & Bell 1979 T06

*Type species of generic name indicated


[D01] Daday, E. 1901. Édesvizi mikroszkópi állatok [Mikroskopische Süsswasserthiere]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 375–470. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[GMD11] George, A. S., N. L. McKenzie & P. Doughty. 2011. A Biodiversity Survey of the Pilbara Region of Western Australia 2002–2007. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 78 (1).

[G88] Gray, J. 1988. Evolution of the freshwater ecosystem: the fossil record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 62: 1–214.

[MD01] Martin, J. W., & G. E. Davis. 2001. An updated classification of the Recent Crustacea. Natural History Museum Los Angeles County, Science Series 39: 1–124.

[T06] Timms, B. V. 2006. The large branchiopods (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) of gnammas (rock holes) in Australia. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 89 (4): 163–173.

[TDC06] Timms, B. V., B. Datson & M. Coleman. 2006. The wetlands of the Lake Carey catchment, northeast Goldfields of Western Australia, with special reference to large branchiopods. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 89 (4): 175–183.

[WZK06] Weeks, S. C., M. Zofkova & B. Knott. 2006. Limnadiid clam shrimp distribution in Australia (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata). Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia 89 (4): 155–161.

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