Cymadusa munnu Poore & Lowry, 1997, Poore & Lowry, 1997

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: 56-58

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Cymadusa munnu Poore & Lowry, 1997  

Cymadusa munnu Poore and Lowry, 1997: 918   –922, figs 14–17.—Peart, 2007 a: 26, figs 19–20.

Type locality. Shark Bay, Port Jackson, New South Wales, Australia.

Material examined. South Australia: 4 specimens, SAMA C 6651, South Reef, Port Noarlunga (35 ° 56 ’00”S 138 ° 27 ’ 57 ”E), 10 February 1976.

Western Australia: 3 specimens, NMV J 64937, western end, Lucky Bay (33 ° 59 ’S 122 ° 14 ’E), 5 m, 12 April 1984 (SWA 44); 10 specimens, NMVJ 64938, north end of Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay (34 ° 58 ’ 24 ”S 118 ° 11 ’ 42 ”E), 5 April 1984 (SWA 11); 4 specimens, NMVJ 64951, north side, Cape Riche (34 ° 37 ’00”S 118 ° 47 ’00”E), 6 m, 14 April 1984 (SWA 47).

Remarks. This is the first report of C. munnu   species outside of New South Wales. Specimens from South Australia are large, with three specimens over 10 mm in body length.

Distribution. Australia. New South Wales: Port Jackson; Botany Bay; Cronulla (Poore & Lowry 1997; Peart, 2007 b). South Australia: Port Noarlunga (current study). Western Australia: Lucky Bay, Two Peoples Bay, Cape Riche (current study).