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Branchioplax

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Malacostraca
Superfamily  Goneplacoidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Decapoda
Subphylum  Crustacea
Infraorder  Brachyura
Family  Mathildellidae
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Decapoda, Calappilia, Palaeocarpilius, Eumorphocorystes, Archaeogeryon

Branchioplax is an extinct genus of crab which existed in Alaska and Washington during the Eocene period. It was first named by Mary Rathbun in 1916, and contains ten species , including Branchioplax washingtoniana from the Hoko River Formation,  Branchioplax carmanahensis, and Branchioplax ballingi.

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Branchioplax Wikipedia


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