Ampithoe alluaudi   Chevreux,  1901 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Male: Head with lateral lobes quadrate-rounded. Eyes oval and dark. Body smooth with dark pigmentation which extends to appendages also. Epimeral plates with posterolateral corner rounded. Upper lip broadly rounded. Lower lip with outer lobe deeply incised, outer half with a beaklike lobule. Inner lobes well developed. Mandible with body large. Uropods spinous. Telson broader than long, narrowing distally, with 2-3 setae on the lateral margin, a short seta at the cornified lateral corner and a long seta medial to it.

Synonym (s)
amphithoe alluaudi Chevreux, 1901
Ampithoe alluaudi Stebbing, 1906
Ampithoe inda Nayar, 1959

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Kilakarai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Appa Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Covelong INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Harbour INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sivaprakasam, TE (1970) Amphipods of the family ampithoidae from the madras coast Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 12(1-2) 64-80 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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