Diagnosis First pereopod without exopod. Carpopropodus of endopods of 3rd to 8th pereopods not joined. Female with 7 pairs of oostegites. No statocyst on endopod of uropods. Includes 4 genera and about 28 species.
Most species are bathypelagic or epibenthic at considerable depths. Only one species has been recorded from the South Atlantic.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Subclass Eumalacostraca Superorder Peracarida Order Mysidacea Suborder Mysida Family Petalophthalmidae
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