Definition of Mysidacea
1. Noun. Opossum shrimp.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Malacostraca, Subclass Malacostraca
Member holonyms: Family Mysidae, Mysidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mysidacea
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). ..."