Cymadusa cavimana (Sivaprakasm, 1971), Sivaprakasm, 1971

Hughes, Lauren E. & Peart, Rachael A., 2013, New species and new records of Ampithoidae (Peracarida: Amphipoda) from Australian Waters, Zootaxa 3719 (1), pp. 1-102: 29-31

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Cymadusa cavimana (Sivaprakasm, 1971)
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Cymadusa cavimana (Sivaprakasm, 1971)  

Ampithoe cavimana Sivaprakasam, 1971: 65   , fig. 1.—Ledoyer, 1978: 218, fig. 7.—Ledoyer, 1979 a: 144, fig. 5.—Ledoyer, 1979 b: 17, figs 4, 5.—Ledoyer, 1982: 116, fig. 37.—Appadoo & Steele, 1998: 639. Ampithoe kergueleni   .—Rabindranath, 1972 b: 166, figs 3, 4.

Cymadusa cavimana   .—Appadoo & Myers, 2004: 343 (key).—Hughes & Lowry, 2009: 174–178, figs 13–14, pl. 1 E. Cymadusa jigurru Peart, 2007 a: 19   , figs 15–18.

Type locality. Thankasserry, Mandapam, India.

Material examined. Western Australia: Male, dissected, 3 slides, AM P. 82609, beach at north end of Bundegi Reef, Exmouth Gulf (21 ° 49 ’S 114 ° 11 ’E), 1–2 m, rocky rubble, white coralline algae, 4 January 1984, coll. H.E. Stoddart (WA 393); female, 1 slide, AM P. 82610, beach at north end of Bundegi Reef, Exmouth Gulf (21 ° 49 ’S 114 ° 11 ’E), 1–2 m, rocky rubble, white coralline algae, 4 January 1984, coll. H.E. Stoddart (WA 393); many specimens, AM P. 82611, beach at north end of Bundegi Reef, Exmouth Gulf (21 ° 49 ’S 114 ° 11 ’E), 1–2 m, rocky rubble, white coralline algae, 4 January 1984, coll. H.E. Stoddart (WA 393); 15 specimens, AM P. 80003, southern side of pass, Ningaloo   Reef (21 ° 54 ’ 43 ”S 113 ° 57 ’06”E), 4.5 m, algae, 7 June 2008, coll. N.L. Bruce and M. Blazewicz-Paszkowycz (MI WA 970); 5 specimens, AM P. 80004, southern side of pass, Ningaloo   Reef (21 ° 54 ’ 43 ”S 113 ° 57 ’06”E), 2 m, coarse sediment, 8 June 2008, coll. N.L. Bruce and M. Blazewicz-Paszkowycz (MI WA 971); 4 specimens, AM P. 83801, Jackson Island, Cape Leveque (16 ° 25 ’05”S 123 °06’03”E), 7.4 m, rubble, 27 May 2010, L.E. Hughes (MI WA 1150); 2 specimens, AM P. 83802, Jackson Island, Cape Leveque (16 ° 25 ’ 19 ”S 123 °05’ 19 ”E), 7 m, sand in seagrass Halophila   sp., 27 May 2010, coll. J.K. Lowry (MI WA 1143); many specimens, WAM 43749, Adele Island, The Kimberley (15 ° 31 ’ 41 ”S 123 ° 11 ’ 36 ”E), intertidal, mid littoral, 14 October 2009, coll. Andrew Hosie (03/K09-Q 8); many specimens, WAM C 45429, Montgomery Island, The Kimberley (16 ° 1 ’ 14 ”S 124 ° 9 ’ 32 ”E), intertidal, back reef, 23 October 2009, coll. Alison Sampey (26 /K09-Q 2); male, 7 mm, dissected, 3 slides, WAM C 45879, Cassini   Island, The Kimberley (13 ° 55 ’ 44 ”S 125 ° 37 ’ 17 ”E), 1.8 m, brown alga Sargassum   sp., 16 October 2010, coll. Lexie Walker (32 /K 10 -T 3, Woodside Kimberley Survey 2010).

Northern Territory: 3 specimens, AM P. 78246, north end of Fannie Bay, west end of East Point, Darwin (11 ° 24 ’ 30 ”S 130 ° 48 ’ 30 ”E), 8–10 m, sponge, 26 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 101); 2 specimens, AM P. 78247, pontoon off Cullen Bay Wharf, Darwin Harbour (12 ° 27 ’S 130 ° 49 ’E), 0.3 m, green alga Caulerpa   sp. scrapings and bits of red thin weed, 22 November 2000, coll. C.J. Glasby (NT 254); 2 specimens, AM P. 78249, bommies at north-west end of McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °02’S 132 ° 58 ’E), 8 m, red algae and sediment, 16 October 1982, coll. J.K. Lowry (NT 38); 3 specimens, AM P. 78250, south end of McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (11 °06’S 133 °00’E), 8 m, coral rubble, 17 October 1982, coll. G.C.B. Poore (NT 55).

Distribution. Indian Ocean: Madras Coast (Sivaprakasam 1971). Mauritius (Ledoyer 1978). Indonesia (Ledoyer 1979). Australia. Western Australia: Ningaloo   Reef, Exmouth Gulf, Cape Leveque, Kimberley (current study). Northern Territory: Darwin, McCluer Island, Cobourg Peninsula (current study). Queensland: Great Barrier Reef (Peart 2007 a; Hughes & Lowry 2009).