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Mysida  Haworth, 1825
Taxonomic Serial No.: 89855

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): opossum shrimp [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2005   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderPeracarida Calman, 1904 – barata da praia, pulga da praia, tatuzinho de jardim  
                            OrderMysida Haworth, 1825 – opossum shrimp  
    Direct Children:  
                               Family Lepidomysidae Clarke, 1961  
                               Family Mysidae Haworth, 1825  
                               Family Petalophthalmidae Czerniavsky, 1882  
                               Family Stygiomysidae Caroli, 1937  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Mysida, opossum shrimp [English]   
  Source: Mysida Taxa and Literature, website (version 22-Mar-05)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Maintained by Gary Anderson and available at:   
  Reference for: Mysida   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mysida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bowman, Thomas E., and Lawrence G. Abele / Lawrence G. Abele, ed. / Dorothy E. Bliss, ed.-in-chief  
  Publication Date: 1982   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 1: Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Biology of Crustacea, vol. 1: Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography   
  Page(s): 1-27   
  Publisher: Academic Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-12-106401-8   
  Notes: Bliss is Editor-in-Chief of "The Biology of Crustacea" series; Abele is editor of volume 1 of that series (Systematics, the Fossil Record, and Biogeography); Bowman & Abele authored Chapter 1 therein   
  Reference for: Mysida   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Martin, Joel W., and George E. Davis  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Updated Classification of the Recent Crustacea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Science Series 39   
  Page(s): 124   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-891276-27-1   
  Reference for: Mysida   

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