Grandidierella macronyx   K. H. Barnard,  1935 (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Aoridae

Description
Color: Pale yellowish

Eyes medium, black; carpus of male 1st gnathopod with 1 long process at inner distal apex, much larger than propodus, propodus with mostly straight inner margin bearing a tongue like process, dactylus very long, reaching 2/3 length of carpus, palm of male 2nd gnathopod not wide; 3rd uropod normal.


Synonym (s)
Grandidierella magnae (form-2, non-Giles) Chilton, 1921a

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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
  • 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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