Definition of Mysidacea

1. Noun. Opossum shrimp.

Exact synonyms: Order Mysidacea
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Malacostraca, Subclass Malacostraca
Member holonyms: Family Mysidae, Mysidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mysidacea

Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Myrtle
Myrtus
Myrtus communis
Mysidacea (current term)
Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn
Mystic Jewel
Mysticeti
Mytilene
Mytilidae
Mytilini
Mytilus
Mytilus edulis
Myvyrian
Myxine

Literary usage of Mysidacea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Zealand Journal of Science (1885)
"The Mysidacea differ from the Euphausiacea and the decapods in many features which they show in common with the Cumacea and the amphipods and isopods ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"In certain forms (Mysidacea and Decapoda) the dorsal shell of the most anterior part of ... In the Amphipods and Mysidacea similar, but greatly variable, ..."

3. An Introduction to the Study of Fossils (plants and Animals) by Hervey Woodburn Shimer (1914)
"... measures of North America and England, (c) Mysidacea ' (Mississippian to present), (d) Cumacea (not known fossil), (f) Isopoda (Devonian to present). ..."

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