BIOTIC Species Information for Gammarus insensibilis
Researched byNicola White Data supplied byMarLIN
Refereed byDr Martin Sheader
Scientific nameGammarus insensibilis Common nameLagoon sand shrimp
MCS CodeS476 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumCrustacea Subphylum
Superclass ClassEumalacostraca
SubclassPeracarida OrderAmphipoda
SuborderGammaridea FamilyGammaridae
GenusGammarus Speciesinsensibilis

Additional InformationAs the species is morphologically close to Gammarus locusta it may be under-recorded in parts of its range.
Taxonomy References Howson & Picton, 1997, Lincoln, 1979, Sheader & Sheader, 1985, Sheader & Sheader, 1987,
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