List species and varieties by family
Mormonillidae Giesbrecht, 1892
(1) Mormonilla Giesbrecht, 1891
Rem.: Characteristic after Ivanenko & Defaye (2006, p.724): P1 with 2-segmented endopod, distal segment of endopod bearing 4 setae. type: M. phasma . Total:1 sp.:

Mormonilla atlantica    Wolfenden, 1905   (F)
Ref.: Wolfenden, 1905 a (p.16, Descr.F); van Breemen, 1908 a (p.166, Rem.); Farran, 1908 b (p.88, Rem.)
Rem.: Cf. Neomormonilla minor

Mormonilla minor    Giesbrecht, 1891   (F,M)
Syn.: non Mormonilla polaris Sars, 1900 (p.120, figs.F); Mrazek, 1902 (p.524); Harding, 1966 (p.17, 71); Kosobokova, 1989 (p.26); Kosobokova & al., 1995 (p.194)
Rem.: Cf. Neomormonilla minor

[1] Mormonilla phasma  Giesbrecht, 1891   (F,M)    [Figs]

Mormonilla polaris    Sars, 1900   (F)
Ref.: Sars,1900 (p.120, Descr.F, figs.F); Harding, 1966 (p.17)
Rem.: Cf. Neomormonilla polaris
(2) Neomormonilla Ivanenko & Defaye, 2006
Rem.: type: Mormonilla minor. Total: 3 spp.
Characteristic female after Ivanenko & Defaye (2006, p.724): P1 with 3-segmented endopod, distal segment of endopod bearing 3 setae.

[1] Neomormonilla extremata  Ivanenko & Defaye, 2006   (F)    [Figs]

[2] Neomormonilla minor  (Giesbrecht, 1891)   (F,M)    [Figs]

[3] Neomormonilla polaris  (Sars, 1900)   (F)    [Figs]

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