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  Superorder Peracarida

Order Mysida (+ Stygiomysida)

    Family Mysidae -- Wisconsin!
    Family Lepidomysidae -- North America.
    Family Stygiomysidae
    Family Petalophthalmidae

Taxon Information

The Order Mysida has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Mysidacea [sic], [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Mysidacea [sic], (Chace et al., 1959).


  • Porter, M.L., K. Meland & W. Price. 2008. Global diversity of mysids (Crustacea-Mysida) in freshwater. Hydrobiologia 595: 213-218. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Minor Malacostraca. Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 545-551.
  • Chace, F.A., jr., J.G. Mackin, L. Hubricht, A.H. Banner & H.H. Hobbs, jr. 1959. Malacostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 869-901.

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