Ampithoe ramondi   Audouin,  1826 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Color: Pale reddish

Eyes large reddish; 1st antenna slightly longer than 2nd, 13 articled median lobules of outer lobe of lower lip well formed; 3rd mandibular palp article with 2 sets of setae, pinnate inner marginal (6); and pectinate distal apical (6), ischium and carpus of 1st gnathopod lobed.

Synonym (s)
Ampithoe ramondi Barnard J. L., 1955
Ampithoe vaillanti Lucas, 1864
Ampithoe ramondi Schellenberg, 1928
Ampithoe ramondi Barnard, 1935
Ampithoe ramondi Pirlot, 1938
Ampithoe ramondi Barnard, 1937
Ampithoe vaillanti Chevreux and Fage, 1925
Ampithoe vaillanti Walker, 1904
Ampithoe intermedia Walker, 1904
Ampithoe ramondi Barnard, 1955
Ampithoe desmarestii Bate, 1862
Amphitoe ramondi Adouin, 1826
(spelling mistake)
Ampithoe divisura Shoemaker, 1938
Ampithoe erythraea Kossmann, 1880
Ampithoe lobata Walker, 1909
Ampithoe penicillata Costa, 1857
Ampithoe pontica Czerniavsky, 1868
Ampithoe raymondi Audouin, 1826
(spelling mistake)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Thondi INDIA (Record: 06/2005-05/2006)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Lyla, PS; Velvizhi, S and Ajmal Khan, S (1998) Brackishwater amphipods of Parangipettai coast Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai 79 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Serebiah, JS; Stella, C and Kadhar, AA (2008) Assessment of benthos in the subtidal area of Thondi (Palk Bay), southeast Tamilnadu- GIS based explication Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems 27-29, August 2007 Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries- 623 520, Tamilnadu, India 30 279-296 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • 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
  • Rao, KVS (1972) intertidal amphipods from the indian coasts Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy 38 190-205 Available at - NIO, Goa

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