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Penaeoidea

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Penaeoidea is the larger of the two superfamilies of prawns. It comprises eight families, three of which are known only from fossils.[1][2] The fossil record of the group stretches back to Aciculopoda, discovered in Famennian sediments in Oklahoma.[2]

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  1. ^ Sammy De Grave; N. Dean Pentcheff; Shane T. Ahyong; et al. (2009). "A classification of living and fossil genera of decapod crustaceans". Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Suppl. 21: 1–109. hdl:10088/8358.
  2. ^ a b Rodney Feldmann & Carrie Schweitzer (2010). "The oldest shrimp (Devonian: Famennian) and remarkable preservation of soft tissue". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30 (4): 629–635. doi:10.1651/09-3268.1.
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Penaeoidea: Brief Summary

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Penaeoidea is the larger of the two superfamilies of prawns. It comprises eight families, three of which are known only from fossils. The fossil record of the group stretches back to Aciculopoda, discovered in Famennian sediments in Oklahoma.

Aciculopodidae (1 genus, 1 species) † Aegeridae (2 genera, 25 species) Aristeidae (10 genera, 28 species) Benthesicymidae (5 genera, 43 species) † Carpopenaeidae (1 genus, 3 species) Penaeidae (48 genera, 286 species) Sicyoniidae (1 genus, 53 species) Solenoceridae (10 genera, 86 species)
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