Cymadusa filosa   Savigny,  1816 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca


Synonym (s)
Cymadusa australis Barnard, 1940
Grubia filosa Schellenberg, 1928
Grubia filosa Nayar, 1959
Grubia filosa Shoemaker, 1935
Grubia filosa Barnard, 1937
Cymadusa filosa J. L. Barnard, 1955
Ampithoe filosa (Savigny, 1816)
Cymadusa coei Kunkel, 1910
Cymadusa hirsuta Chevreux, 1900
Grubia filosa (Savigny, 1816)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine, Coastal


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam Camp INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1962-1964)
• Red Sea
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Bay of Bengal INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nagabhushanam, AK and Krishnan, S (1993) Observations on the distribution of some of the marine organism inhabiting the inter-tidal zone along the western continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal, with particular reference to the Tamil Nadu coastal strip Records of the Zoological Survey of India 93(3-4) 449-490 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Ledoyer, M. (1982) Crustaces amphipodes gamariens. Familles des Acanthonotozomatidae a Gammaridae Faune de Madagascar 59(1) 1-598 Available at - Zoological Abstracts-Madagascar(1-500)
  • Appadoo, C and Myers, AA (2004) Reproductive bionomics and life history traits of three gammaridean amphipods, Cymadusa filosa Savigny, Ampithoe laxipodus Appadoo and Myers and Mallacoota schellenbergi Ledoyer from the tropical Indian Ocean (Mauritius) Acta Oecologica 26(3) 227-238 Available at - ZOOR14104021023
  • 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 -
  • 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 -
  • 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
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • 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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