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- Gitanopsis pusilla Synonymy: K.H. Barnard, 1916: 144, pl. 26 (11–12); Griffiths 1973a: 277; Griffiths 1974a: 178; Griffiths 1974b: 224; Griffiths 1974c: 273; Griffiths 1975: 105; Ledoyer 1979a: 17, fig. 3; Ledoyer 1982b: 104–105, fig. 33; Ortiz and Lalana 1997: 106.
5 specimens, TIO-12, Kampung Tekek, Pulau Tioman, 2 2°49'11"N, 104°9'32"E, macroalgae, Azman, B.A.R., Josim, J.J., 11 November 1997; 5 specimens, TIO-15, Renggis, Pulau Tioman, 2°48'35"N, 104°8'6"E, seagrass, Azman, B.A.R., Rayida, J., 15 July 1999.
The specimens seem referable to the Gitanopsis pusilla without much doubt. In amphilochid amphipods, most species descriptions are based only on females, since the collection of males is rare. The female gnathopods are typical among amphilochids in having a distally dilated propodus, an evenly convex palm and an elongate carpus. The specimens at hand are clearly related to the eastern Pacific species (K.H. Barnard 1916) in bearing the accessory flagellum of antenna 1. Ortiz and Lalana (1997) have reported Gitanopsis pusilla and Gitanopsis antipai from the neighbouring waters of Bunaken, Indonesia. In their illustration of Gitanopsis antipai, the species is set apart from Gitanopsis pusilla by the lack of an accessory flagellum, the relatively slender basis of pereopod 7 and the less spinose uropods 1–2.
- Azman, B; Othman, B; 2013: Shallow water marine gammaridean amphipods of Pulau Tioman, Malaysia, with the description of a new species ZooKeys, 335: 1-31. doi
- Griffiths C (1973a) Guide to the Benthic Marine Amphipods of Southern Africa. The Rustica Press (Pty) Ltd., Wynberg, Cape.
- Griffiths C (1974a) The Amphipoda of Southern Africa, Part 2. The Gammaridea and Caprellidea of South West Africa South of 20 S. Annals of the South African Museum: 169–208.
- Griffiths C (1974b) The Amphipoda of Southern Africa, Part 3: The Gammaridea and Caprellidea of Natal. The Rustica Press (Pty) Ltd., Cape.
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- Ledoyer M (1979a) Expedition Rumphius II (1975). Crustaces parasites,commensaux, etc.VI Crustaces Amphipodes Gammariens. Bull. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 137-181.
- Ledoyer M (1982b) Faune de Madagascar. Crustaces Amphipodes Gammariens;Families des Acanthonotozomatidae a’ Gammaridae. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-Paris 59(1): 1-598.
- Ortiz M, Lalana R (1997) Amphipoda. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 38: 29-113.
- Barnard K (1916) The Amphipoda. Contribution to the crustacean fauna of South Africa. Annals of the South Africa Museum 15: 105-304.