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

Neomysis integer (Leach, 1814)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Original genus

Praunus Leach, 1814

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NeomysisCzerniavsky, 1882accepted genus name

Species group names

Mysis scotius J.V. Thompson, 1828 orthographic variant
Mysis scoticus J.V. Thompson, 1828 synonym
Mysis scotius J.V. Thompson, 1828 synonym
Mysis vulgaris J.V. Thompson, 1828 synonym
Praunus integer Leach, 1814 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: brakwateraasgarnaal; gewone aasgarnaal sources: Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: an opossum shrimp sources: BIOTIC
 Polish: lasonóg pospolity


original description

Leach, W.E. 1813. Crustaceology. In: Brewster, D., The Edinburgh Encyclopædia: 383-437. A. Balfour, Edinburgh.

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

Muller, H.G. (1993) . World catalogue and bibliography of the recent Mysidacea. 238p

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

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

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

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





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (37 barcodes)
GenBank (59 nucleotides; 52 proteins)


Mees, J. (2014). Neomysis integer (Leach, 1814). 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:120136

Dr Roger Bamber. Neomysis integer (Leach, 1814). Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=192803




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marine, brackish


appendix 2 This species is listed on the CITES Appendix II which means it is not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. International trade in specimens species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate.
Red List status VU 2005This species is vulnerable and is considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

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