Physical Characteristics

This mysid has a short carapace with the last two thoracic somites exposed on the dorsal surface. The rostrum is broadly rounded and the eyes reduced in size. Antennal scale (a lobelike modification of the external branch or exopod of antenna 1) small, without apical suture, outer margin smooth, setose, without terminal spine. The second thoracic limb (pereopod) has developed as a gnathopod; the exopod is well developed. The marsupium in the adult female is composed of seven pairs of oostegites. The sixth and seventh abdominal somites are fused.

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