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Sars, 1870

Integument calcareous or not. Anterior margin of carapace produced into a broad and short rostrum. Second pereopod developed as a gnathopod; 3rd to 8th pereopods normal. Lateral margin of telson with less than 10 spines.

Genera treated:

Genus Chalaraspidum
Genus Lophogaster
Genus Ceratolepis
Genus Paralophogaster
Genus Pseudochalaraspidum

The genera Chalaraspidum and Lophogaster are represented in the South Atlantic.

Family Lophogastridae