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Mysidae

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Mysidae is the largest family of crustaceans in the order Mysida, with over 1000 species in around 170 genera.[1]

Characteristics

Members of the family Mysidae are distinguished from other mysids by the fact that the first pereopod (walking leg) has a well-developed exopod (outer branch), the carpopropodus of the endopod (inner branch) of the 3rd to 8th pereopods are divided into sub-segments and there are statocysts on the endopod of the uropods (posterior appendages). Female petalophthalmidans have two or three oostegites (flexible bristly flaps) forming the base of the marsupium or brood pouch under the thorax, apart from the subfamily Boreomysinae, which has seven pairs of oostegites.[2]

Subfamilies and genera

The following subfamilies and genera are recognised:[3]

Boreomysinae Holt & Tattersall, 1905[4]
Erythropinae Hansen, 1910[5]
Gastrosaccinae Norman, 1892[6]
Heteromysinae Norman, 1892[7]
Leptomysinae Hansen, 1910[8]
Mancomysinae Bacescu & Iliffe, 1986[9]
Mysidellinae Czerniavsky, 1882[10]
Mysinae Haworth, 1825[11]
Rhopalophthalminae Hansen, 1910[12]
Siriellinae Norman, 1892[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ T. Remerie; J. Calderon; T. Deprez; J. Mees; J. Vanfleteren; A. Vanreusel; A. Vierstraete; M. Vincx; K. J. Wittmann; T. Wooldridge (2004). "Phylogenetic relationships within the Mysidae (Crustacea, Peracarida, Mysida) based on nuclear 18S ribosomal RNA sequences" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32 (3): 770–777. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.03.007. PMID 15288054.
  2. ^ "Family Mysidae". Zooplankton of the South Atlantic Ocean. Marine Species Identification Portal. Retrieved January 30, 2014.
  3. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysidae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  4. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Boreomysinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  5. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Erythropinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  6. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Gastrosaccinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  7. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Heteromysinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  8. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Leptomysinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  9. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mancomysinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  10. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysidellinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  11. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Mysinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  12. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Rhopalophthalminae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  13. ^ Jan Mees (2012). "Siriellinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 27, 2012.

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Mysidae: Brief Summary

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Mysidae is the largest family of crustaceans in the order Mysida, with over 1000 species in around 170 genera.

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