Taxonavigation: Hyaloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Amphipoda
Subordo: Senticaudata
Infraordo: Talitrida
Superamilia: Hyaloidea

Familia: Chiltoniidae
Genera (9): Afrochiltonia – Arabunnachiltonia – Austrochiltonia – Chiltonia – Phreatochiltonia – Scutachiltonia – Stygochiltonia – Wangiannachiltonia – Yilgarniella


Chiltoniidae Barnard, 1972

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  • King, R.A. 2009: Two new genera and species of chiltoniid amphipods (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitroidea) from freshwater mound springs in South Australia. Zootaxa, 2293: 35–52. Abstract & excerpt
  • Webber, W.R. et al. 2010: [Chapter] EIGHT Phylum ARTHROPODA SUBPHYLUM CRUSTACEA shrimps, crabs, lobsters, barnacles, slaters, and kin. pp. 98–232 in Gordon, D.P. (ed.): New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-87725793-3
  • King, R.A. et al. 2012: Divergent molecular lineages and not-so-cryptic species: the first descriptions of stygobitic chiltoniid amphipods (Talitroidea: Chiltoniidae) from Western Australia. Journal of crustacean biology, 32(3): 465–488. abstract and pdf
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