Parapseudidae Gutu, 1981
Parapseudidae Gutu, 1981: 102.
shape semicylindrical, dorsoventrally flattened.
, eye present.
(antenna 1) biramous.
(antenna 2), with more than 6 articles; squama present.
well developed, functional in both sexes.
, palp present, comprised of three articles; lacina mobilis on both right and left mandible; setal row present; molar broad.
with one pair of lobes, articulated.
(maxilla 1), with two endites; palp biarticulated, palp with more than two setae.
(maxilla 2) well developed.
, coxa present; basis not fused; endites not fused, narrower than basis.
large, reniform, with two unevenly sized articles.
not reduced, at least three times wider than pereopod basis diameter.
directly to ventral cephalothorax surface
; exopod present; carpus with few or no long plumose setae.
Pereopods 1 to 3
, coxae present.
, without plumose setae on distal articles; coxa not extended into acute spine; ischium present; dactylus short, curved.
as long as pereopods 5 and 6, dactylus not reduced.
Pereopods 4 to 6
, coxa present; dactylus and terminal seta not fused.
formed by five pairs of oostegites.
with five developed pleonites.
present; protopod without curved spiniform process; endopod with two to six articles; exopod with more than two articles.
& Silva Brum, 1996;
Bacescu & Gutu, 1975;
Bacescu & Gutu, 1974;
G.O. Sars, 1882;
Gutu, 1981; Saltipedis Gutu, 1995b;
. A poorly described shallow-water family.
Cite this publication as: 'Larsen, K. (2002 onwards). Tanaidacea: Families. Version 1: 2 October 2002.