Erichthonius brasiliensis   (Dana)  1853 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca


Synonym (s)
Erichthonius abditis Walker 1909
Erichthonius brasiliensis Walker 1909
Erichthonius brasiliensis Schellenberg 1928
Erichthonius brasiliensis Shoemaker 1935
Erichthonius brasiliensis Barnard 1937
Erichthonius brasiliensis Barnard 1955
Erichthonius brasiliensis Nayar 1959

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 2003)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1962-1964)

Literature Source(s)
  • Venkataramanujam, K (1988) On a sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis stranded at Tuticorin, East coast of India Investigations on Cetacea 21 247-249
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at -
  • 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

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