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

Limnomysis benedeni Czerniavsky, 1882

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LimnomysisCzerniavsky, 1882accepted genus name

Species group names

Mysidella bulgarica Valkanov, 1936 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: slanke kaspische aasgarnaal


original description

Czerniavsky, V. (1882) Monographia Mysidarum inprimis Imperii Rossici. Fasc. 1, 2. Trudy St.-Petersburgsko Obsch. Est., 12: 1-170; 13: 1-85, 4pls

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

Sars, G.O. (1893). Crustacea Caspia. Contributions to the knowledge of the carcinological Fauna of the Caspian Sea I. Mysidae. - Mel. biol. Bull. Acad. Imp. St. Petersbourg, 13: 33pp

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

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

additional source

Bacescu, M. (1940) Les Mysidacés des eaux Roumaines (Étude taxonomique, morphologique, bio-géographique et biologique). - Ann. Sci. Univ. Jassy, 26: 453-804, 4pls

additional source

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

additional source

Wittmann, K.J. & Ariani, A.P. (2000). Limnomysis benedeni: Mysidacé Ponto-Caspien nouveau pour les aux douces de france (Crustacea, Mysidacea). Vie et Milieu 50(2): 117-122





External Links

Barcode of Life (59 barcodes)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
GenBank (67 nucleotides; 57 proteins)


Mees, J. (2014). Limnomysis benedeni Czerniavsky, 1882. 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:120062

Dr Roger Bamber. Limnomysis benedeni Czerniavsky, 1882. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=192796




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not marine, not brackish, fresh, not terrestrial


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