Amaryllididae is a family of marine benthic amphipods found throughout the southern hemisphere. These smooth, laterally compressed amphipods can be distinguished by the accessory setal row of the mandible having a distal tuft. It contains the following genera:
- Amaryllis Haswell, 1879
- Bamarooka Lowry & Stoddart, 2002
- Bathyamaryllis Pirlot, 1933
- Devo Lowry & Stoddart, 2002
- Erikus Lowry & Stoddart, 1987
- Pseudamaryllis Andres, 1981
- Vijaya Walker, 1904
- Wonga Lowry & Stoddart, 2002
References[edit source | edit]
- J. K. Lowry & H. E. Stoddart (2002). "The Amaryllididae of Australia (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Lysianassoidea)" (PDF). Records of the Australian Museum 54 (2): 129–214. doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.54.2002.1363.
- J. K. Lowry & R. T. Springthorpe (September 1, 2001). "Amaryllidid group". Amphipoda: Families and Subfamilies. Australian Museum. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2011.
- WoRMS (2010). "Amaryllididae". In J. Lowry. World Amphipoda database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved August 1, 2011.
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