Mysida

Belongs within: Mysidacea.Contains: Mysinae. The Mysida, opossum shrimps, are an ecologically diverse group of small, shrimp-like crustaceans characterised by the presence of females of a marsupium (brood pouch) beneath the thorax in which larvae are reared. <==Mysida | i. s.: SiriellaBWW93 | |–S. antiqua Secretan & Riou 1986BWW93 | |–S. clausiPP64 | `–S. jaltensisPP64 |… Continue reading Mysida

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Mysidacea

Belongs within: Eumalacostraca.Contains: Mysida. The Mysidacea are small, mostly marine shrimp-like crustaceans with an extensive carapace covering part of the first thorax section but originally connected to only one thoracic segment. There is some doubt as to whether the two major living groups, the Lophogastrida and Mysida, actually form a monophyletic unit. Lophogastrida differ from… Continue reading Mysidacea

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