Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Peracarida > Order Mysida > Family Mysidae > Subfamily Mysinae > Genus Mysis

Mysis relicta Lovén, 1862

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MysisLatreille, 1802accepted genus name
Megalophthalmus Leach, 1830 synonym
Mesomysis Czerniavsky, 1882 synonym
Michtheimysis Norman, 1902 synonym
Pugetomysis Banner, 1948 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: ferskvandspungreje sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Reliktkrebschen; Spaltfußkrebschen
 Latvian: Reliktinė mizidė
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): istidskreps
 Polish: lasonóg jeziorny sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: Pungräka


original description

Lovén, S.L. (1862) Om nagra i Vettern och Venern funna Crustaceer. - Öfvers. K. Vetensk. Akad. Förhandl., Stockholm, 1861: 285-314

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Brattegard, T. (2001). Mysidacea, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 293-295

additional source

Kathman, R.D., W.C. Austin, J.C. Saltman & J.D. Fulton (1986): Identification manual of the Mysidacea and Euphausiacea of the northeast Pacific. - Can. Spec. Publ. Fish. Aquat.Sci., 93: 1-411

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Price, W. (2001). World list of Mysidacea.

additional source

Norman, A.M. 1892 . On British Mysidae, a family of Crustacea Schizopoda. - Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., ser. 6, 10: 143-166, 242-263, 2pls

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. & Tattersall, O.S. (1951). The British Mysidacea. Ray Society: London. VIII, 460 pp

additional source

Tattersall, W.M. 1951. A review of the Mysidacea of the United States National Museum.-- Bulletin of the United States National Museum, no. 201: 1-292.

additional source

Audzijonyte, A., & R. Väinölä. 2005. Diversity and distributions of circumpolar fresh- and brackish-water Mysis (Crustacea: Mysida): descriptions of M. relicta Lovén, 1862, M. salemaai n.sp., M. segerstralei n.sp. and M. diluviana n.sp., based on molecular and morphological characters.-- Hydrobiologia 544: 88-141.

additional source

World List of the Mysidacea - Created by Wooldridge, T. & Mees, J.

additional source

ITIS database





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (269 publications)
Barcode of Life (6 barcodes)
GenBank (35 nucleotides; 31 proteins)


Mees, J. (2014). Mysis relicta Lovén, 1862. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:120120

Dr Roger Bamber. Mysis relicta Loven, 1862. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=192800




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