Austrogammarus australis (Sayce, 1901)

Dandenong freshwater amphipod, Sherbrooke amphipod

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Gammarus australis Sayce, 1901 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Dandenong Mountain Range, Victoria (southern), Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Sayce, O. A. (1901). Description of some new Victorian freshwater Amphiphoda. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 12: 152-159.

 

Other references:

Bradbury, J. H. and Williams, W. D. (1999). Key to and checklist of the inland aquatic amphipods of Australia. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum 14: 1-21.

Brown, G., Clemann, N., Crowther, D., Downe, J., Duncan, M., Howard, K., Kohout, M. and Lumsden, L. 2012. Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission, Threatened Species Surveys, ARI Projects 8-11. Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, Department of Sustainability and Environment, Heidelberg, Victoria. [relevant citation?]

Doeg, T. J. (1997). Gone today, here tomorrow — extinct aquatic macroinvertebrates in Victoria. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria 56(2): 531-535.

Doeg T. J., Tsyrlin E.and Praagh B. V. 1996. A survey for the Dandenong freshwater amphipod Austrogammarus australis (Sayce). Final Report. Freshwater Ecology Section, Flora and Fauna Branch, Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Melbourne, Victoria.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Papas, Phil J. and Crowther, Diane. (2007). Distribution and conservation status of two amphipods in the Dandenong Ranges – Austrogammarus australis (Sayce) and Austrogammarus haasei (Sayce). The Victorian Naturalist 124(4): 230-235.

Preston, T. (2014). Austrogammarus australis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 08 July 2014.

Walsh, Christopher J., Papas, Phil J., Crowther, Diane, Sim, PuaTai and Yoo, Jaeyong. (2004). Stormwater drainage pipes as a threat to a stream-dwelling amphipod of conservation significance, Austrogammarus australis, in southeastern Australia. Biodiversity and Conservation 13(4): 781-793. https://doi.org/10.1023/B:BIOC.0000011726.38121.b0 [Abstract]

Williams, W. D. (1980). Australian Freshwater Life. Melbourne: Macmillan.

Williams, W. D. and Barnard J. L. (1988). The taxonomy of Cragonyctoid Amphipoda (Crustacea) from Australian fresh waters: Foundation studies. Records of the Australian Museum supplement 10: 1-170.

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