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Taxonavigation: Phreatoicidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Peracarida
Ordo: Isopoda
Subordo: Phreatoicidea

Familia: Hypsimetopidae
Genus: Andhracoides
Species (2): A. shabuddin – A. gebaueri


  • Andhracoides Wilson & Reddy, 2011
    • Gender: masculine
    • Original status: valid genus
    • Type species: Andhracoides shabuddin Wilson & Reddy, 2011
      • Fixation: original designation [p. 41] [and monotypy]


  • Wilson, G.D.F.; Reddy, Y.R. 2011: Andhracoides shabuddin gen. nov., sp. nov., a new phreatoicidean isopod (Crustacea, Hypsimetopidae) from hypogean aquatic habitats in Andhra Pradesh, India. Zootaxa, 2869: 37–53. Preview PDF
  • Wilson, G.D.F.; Shabuddin, Shaik.;Reddy, Y.R. 2015: Andhracoides gebaueri sp. nov., A NEW SPECIES OF ANDHRACOIDES WILSON AND RANGA REDDY, 2011 (ISOPODA: HYPSIMETOPIDAE) FROM BELUM CAVE, ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA, WITH A PHYLOGENETIC REVIEW OF THE FAMILY. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 35(2), 216-240, 2015.


The new species is named for Mr. Shabuddin Shaik, an enthusiastic M. Sc. (Zoology) student at Acharya Nagarjuna University during 2008–2010, who collected the first sample of this species. The name is proposed here as a noun in apposition to the generic name.