Pseudozeuxoidae Sieg, 1982
Pseudozeuxoidae Sieg, 1982: 65.
, eye present.
(antenna 1) uniramous, with less than four articles.
(antenna 2), with 5 or 6 articles; squama absent.
well developed, functional in both sexes.
, palp absent; lacina mobilis only on left mandible; setal row absent; molar broad.
with two pairs of lobes, not articulated.
(maxilla 1), with one endite; palp uniarticulated, palp with two terminal setae.
(maxilla 2) reduced.
, coxa absent; basis not fused; endites not fused, narrower than basis.
small, falciform, uniarticulated, with few setae at apex or completely smooth.
not reduced, at least three times wider than pereopod basis diameter.
, attachment via sidepiece (sclerite); exopod absent; 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 long, curved with spinning glands at tip.
as long as pereopods 5 and 6, dactylus not reduced
Pereopods 4 to 6
, coxa absent; dactylus and terminal seta fused.
formed by four pairs of oostegites.
with five reduced pleonites.
uniramous; male pleopods only one reduced pair; female pleopods only one reduced pair.
present; protopod without curved spiniform process; endopod with two articles; exopod with two articles.
. Family monotypic. Found in shallow water only.
Cite this publication as: 'Larsen, K. (2002 onwards). Tanaidacea: Families. Version 1: 2 October 2002.