Deep-sea prawn Nematocarcinus undulatipes, from Calman (1911).

Belongs within: Caridea.

The Nematocarcinoidea are a group of shrimps possessing strap-like epipods on at least the first three pairs of pereiopods, and a blunt molar process.

    |--EugonatonotusMG-H11 [EugonatonotidaeMD01]
    |    `--E. chacei Chan & Yu 1991MG-H11
    |--XiphocarisH86 [XiphocarididaeMD01]
    |    `--X. elongata (Guérin 1855)H86
    |    |--Lipkius holthuisi Yaldwyn 1960C85
    |    |--RhynchocinetesMG-H11
    |    |    |--R. brucei Okuno 1994MG-H11
    |    |    |--R. enigma Okuno 1997MG-H11
    |    |    `--R. hiatti Holthuis & Hayashi 1967HS15
    |    `--CinetorhynchusHS15
    |         |--C. concolor (Okuno 1994)HS15
    |         `--C. rigens (Gordon 1936)CCS04
    `--Nematocarcinus Milne Edwards 1881 [Nematocarcinidae]B04
         |--N. ensiferM85
         |--N. productus Bate 1888MG-H11
         |--N. tenuirostris Bate 1888MG-H11
         `--N. undulatipes Bate 1888MG-H11

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B04] Boyko, C. B. 2004. The Bopyridae (Crustacea, Isopoda) parasites of the Stylodactylidae (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea). Zoosystema 26 (2): 199–210.

[CCS04] Calado, R., P. Chevaldonné & A. dos Santos. 2004. A new species of the deep-sea genus Bresilia (Crustacea: Decapoda: Bresiliidae) discovered from a shallow-water cave in Madeira. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 84: 191–199.

[C85] Chace, F. A., Jr. 1985. The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine expedition, 1907–1910, part 3: Families Thalassocarididae and Pandalidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 411: 1–143.

[H86] Holthuis, L. B. 1986. Decapoda. In: Botosaneanu, L. (ed.) Stygofauna Mundi: A Faunistic, Distributional, and Ecological Synthesis of the World Fauna inhabiting Subterranean Waters (including the Marine Interstitial) pp. 589–615. E. J. Brill/Dr. W. Backhuys: Leiden.

[HS15] Hosie, A. M., A. Sampey, P. J. F. Davie & D. S. Jones. 2015. Kimberley marine biota. Historical data: crustaceans. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 84: 247–285.

[M85] Markham, J. C. 1985. A review of the bopyrid isopods infesting caridean shrimps in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean, with special reference to those collected during the Hourglass Cruises in the Gulf of Mexico. Memoirs of the Hourglass Cruises 7 (3): 1–156.

[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.

[MG-H11] McEnnulty, F. R., K. L. Gowlett-Holmes, A. Williams, F. Althaus, J. Fromont, G. C. B. Poore, T. D. O’Hara, L. Marsh, P. Kott, S. Slack-Smith, P. Alderslade & M. V. Kitahara. 2011. The deepwater megabenthic invertebrates on the western continental margin of Australia (100–1100 m depths): composition, distribution and novelty. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 80: 1–191.

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