Neomysis

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Neomysis
Brackwasserkrebs, Spaltfußkrabbe (Mysis vulgaris).jpg
Neomysis integer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Mysida
Family: Mysidae
Genus: Neomysis
Czerniavsky, 1882 [1]
Species

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Neomysis (from the Greek affix neo-, "new", and the genus name Mysis) is a genus of opossum shrimp (mysid crustacean) from the family Mysidae, distributed in the coastal zone of temperate seas of the Northern Hemisphere and South America. Several species, particularly from the West Pacific, are also found in fresh and brackish waters. The genus contains the following 18 species:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Neomysis Czerniavsky, 1882". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  2. ^ Jan Mees (2012). T. Deprez et al, eds. "Neomysis Czerniavsky, 1882". NeMys. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 9, 2012.