Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory

<em>Epimeria robustoides</em>, a non-Australian Antarctic species

Epimeria robustoides, a non-Australian Antarctic species


Regional Maps

Family EPIMERIIDAE Boeck, 1871

Compiler and date details

James K. Lowry


The family Epimeriidae is a dominant members of the Antarctic benthic amphipod community (De Broyer et al., 2007). Epimeriids occur worldwide although their main occurrence is in polar waters. Currently there are two genera and six species of Epimeriidae known from the Australian Antarctic territories. There is one new species of Epimeria from north-western Australia in the collections of the Australian Museum.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
05-Aug-2022 AMPHIPODA 06-Feb-2013 MOVED Dr Jim Lowry (AM)
05-Aug-2022 22-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
05-Aug-2022 19-May-2011 MODIFIED
15-Apr-2011 MODIFIED