In biology, the large family Mysidae
is one of the principal subgroups within the order Mysidacea
or mysid shrimps. Six sub-families are recognised.
The members of Mysidae are sometimes called fairy shrimps. Their characteristic feature is the presence of a statocyst on the endopod of the uropod.
- Boreomysinae Holt & W. M. Tattersall, 1905a
- Siriellinae Norman, 1892
- Rhopalophthalminae Hansen, 1910
- Gastrosaccinae Norman, 1892
- Mysinae Hansen, 1910
- Mysidellinae Hansen, 1910
This may not be a complete list.