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

Praunus inermis (Rathke, 1843)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PraunusLeach, 1814accepted genus name
Macromysis White, 1847 synonym

Species group names

Mysis cornuta Krøyer, 1861 synonym
Mysis inermis Rathke, 1843 synonym
Mysis truncatula G.O. Sars, 1864 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Polish: lasonóg drobny


original description

Rathke H. (1843). Beiträge zur fauna Norwegens. Verhandlungen Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie Naturforscher, Breslau, 20, 1, pp. 1-264, 264b, 264c; 12 pls.

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

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 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. 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 (12 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection
Barcode of Life


WoRMS (2014). Praunus inermis (Rathke, 1843). 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:120178




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Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2004-12-21 by Jacob van der Land

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