Leucothoe spinicarpa   (Abildgaard,  1789) (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Leucothoidae

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Description
Size: 10 mm


Synonym (s)
Leucothoe spinicarpa Barnard, 1937
Leucothoe spinicarpa Gravely, 1927
Leucothoe spinicarpa Nayar, 1959
Leucothoe spinicarpa Schellenberg, 1928
Leucothoe spinicarpa Schellenberg, 1931
Leucothoe spinicarpa Shoemaker, 1933
Leucothoe spinicarpa Walker, 1904
Leucothoe spinicarpa Walker, 1905
Leucothoe spinicarpa Walker, 1909
Gammarus spinicarpa Abildgaard, 1789
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Chennai (Lat: 13.09) (Long: 80.29) INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Orissa, Bahuda Estuary (Lat: 19.17) (Long: 84.33) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam Camp INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jordan, DS and JO, Snyder (1900) A list of fishes collected in Japan by Keinosuke Otaki and by the United States steamer albatross, with descriptions of fourteen new species Proceedings of U.S. National Museum 23(1213) 335-380
  • Mishra, S and Panigrahy, RC (1999) Zooplankton ecology of the Bahuda estuary(Orissa), east coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences CSIR, New Delhi 28 297-301 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Nayar, KN (1966) On the Gammaridean Amphipoda of the Gulf of Mannar, with special reference to those of the pearl and chank beds Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part I 133-168 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in
  • Dr. Ramesh, R; Dr. Nammalwar, P and Dr. Gowri, VS (2008) Database on coastal information of Tamil Nadu Report Submitted to Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre, Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in/PDF/coastal%20data.pdf
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Rao, KVS (1972) intertidal amphipods from the indian coasts Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 38 190-205 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sivaprakasam, TE (1966) Amphipoda from the east coast of India Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 8(1) 82-122 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at - http://www.eol.org/

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