Austrogammarus australis Sayce, 1901

Dandenong freshwater amphipod, Sherbrooke amphipod



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Gammarus australis Sayce, 1901


Conservation Status


[url=]Critically Endangered[/url]



Dandenong Mountain Range, Victoria (southern), Australia












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